Definitions

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  • n. A female citizen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A female citizen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female citizen.

Etymologies

citizen +‎ -ess (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 1796 he married the "citizeness" Isaure Mouchon, by whom he had three children: a son, Claude, and two daughters, Jenny -- Mme. Leclercq -- and Eliza.

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 1

  • A citizen of the United States, is a _person_ owing allegiance to the government; but then all persons are not _men_; and the definition of "citizeness" is a female citizen.

    History of Woman Suffrage, Volume III (of III)

  • "citizeness" of Zurich, _embonpoint_ and matronly, married to one of the portly burghers of the city, and exemplary in all the arts of sheep-shearing, wool-spinning, and cheese-making; a mother, surrounded

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 349, November, 1844

  • “You are next for the boat, citizeness,” he urged.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “The Amiens coach leaves in ten minutes exactly—do you care to board, citizeness?”

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Every French citizen or citizeness is carrying pine-apples home.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • American citizeness, with all manner of capability for female voting, female speechmaking, female poetising, and, perhaps, female political action before her.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • It was better that it was done by a woman who had been at one time a citizeness of Ar, her penmanship influenced by the private schools of the city.

    Magicians of Gor

  • Elene, from Tyros, and Amina, a citizeness of Venna.

    Renegades Of Gor

  • She was terrified, the former Lady Charlotte, once a rich, high citizeness of Samnium, now the mere beast, mine (pg. 269) and collared, Feiqa.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

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