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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A learned woman.

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  • For instance, the legend says of Morgan le fay (or la fée), King Arthur's sister, "she was a noble clergesse (meaning that she could read and write, like the clergy), and of astronomy could she enough, for Merlin had her taught, and she learned much of egromancy

    Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic

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