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- n. Alternative form of traitoress.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A woman who betrays her country or any trust; a traitoress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman who betrays her trust; a perfidious woman; a female traitor: often used in a weakened, half-playful sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. female traitor
Seeing the Count approach, they continue to play their former roles, and the false Countess makes love to Figaro, till the Count accosts her as "traitress".
I will prove to all the world and to her, the traitress (I actually used the word 'traitress') that I can be revenged! '
Hellas in a mighty war by proving a traitress to my husband.
Yes, yes, he is calling her plainly enough a go-between in vice, traitress to her master's honour.
“Why, thou traitress, thou hast held me captive for months,” said the Prince, “and wilt thou not let me hold thee for a moment?”
But, as it was, his reasons for murdering my child were these: the wantonness of Helen and her husband's folly in not punishing the traitress.
Curses on thee! now perceive what then I missed in the day I brought thee, fraught with doom, from thy home in a barbarian land to dwell in Hellas, traitress to thy sire and to the land that nurtured thee.
I shall appear a traitress to the dead, while, if I hate him, I shall incur my master's displeasure.
For all that followed I must question my own heart, not thee; what frantic thought led me to follow the stranger from thy house, traitress to my country and my home?
O Menelaus, hear the conclusion of my argument; crown Hellas by slaying her as she deserves, and establish this law for all others of her sex, e'en death to every traitress to her husband.
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