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  • n. A woman who offends.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who offends.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female offender.

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Examples

  • He that hangs himself is a virgin: virginity murders itself, and should be buried in highways, out of all sanctified limit, as a desperate offendress against nature.

    Act I. Scene I. All’s Well that Ends Well

  • He that hangs himself is a virgin: virginity murders itself and should be buried in highways out of all sanctified limit, as a desperate offendress against nature.

    All's Well That Ends Well

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