Definition of Protectress

1. n. A woman who protects.



Definition of Protectress

1. Noun. A female protector. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Protectress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protectress

protectively
protectiveness
protectivity
protector
protectoral
protectorate
protectorates
protectorial
protectories
protectorless
protectors
protectorship
protectorships
protectory
protectour
protectress (current term)
protectresses
protects
protege
protegee
protegees
proteges
protegrin
protei
proteid
proteide
proteides
proteids
proteiform
protein

Literary usage of Protectress

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1. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1906)
"At this time, as throughout the whole of the Middle Ages, she showed herself to be the Patroness of all wholesome intellectual progress, the protectress of ..."

2. The Wandering Jew (and Jewess)by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue by R. D. Manning, Eugene Sue (2003)
"Promise me to refer the question to the judgment of your excellent maternal protectress, whom I will see tomorrow. And then, if she consents, ..."

3. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of the Most Eminent Dutch, Flemish, and by John Smith (1830)
"... and the Trojan chief has sunk on his hand and knee to the ground ; the victor is accompanied by Minerva, his protectress and guide. The walls of Troy, ..."

4. Life on the Plains of the Pacific. Oregon: Its History, Condition and by Gustavus Hines (1852)
"... chiefs — Results of the meeting — Talk to God — Solicitude of our protectress — Watching — Presents — Departure — Description of the country — Return to ..."

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