American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woman who acts as a prophet or clairvoyant.
- n. A female seer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A female seer; a prophetess.
- seer + -ess (Wiktionary)
“His uncle Padrin, as he had taken to calling the seeress consort, sat in a chair not far away.”
“Frowning puzzledly, Candra asked, “Will Farlo be called the seeress consort, too?””
“The folk of Gaire's Main presently used the sacred spring as a watering place for beast and household; to them the seeress was a senile beggar woman given to strange outbursts and mumbling.”
“Added to the unexpected materialization of the seeress was the surprise of her costume.”
“The seeress is the soothing syrup for mental infants.”
“In the early 1990s, they merged their group with one run by a seeress and ex-prostitute named Keledonia Mwerinde, who also received visions from Mary and Jesus; in 1997, they claimed to have 4500 followers.”
“Ironically, it was not the disappearance of the Norse Greenlanders that intrigued me, but the powerful image of the pagan seeress, Thorbjorg, giving prophecy in Eiriks Saga, one of the Vinland Sagas that recounts the establishment of the settlements.”
“They discover tracks and five dead bodies, frozen, apparent suicides, plus several other graves and the camp of the Laura Sibley outfit out of Los Angeles, a vegetarian sect led by the seeress and professional clairvoyant.”
“He began to have a hopeful light in his eyes, so she hastily added, “But then I was never a seeress until the tomb either.””
“A blind seeress who plays while Cohn sings “with all his might”.”
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Those who connect with spirits, predict the future, and read our minds.
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