Definitions

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  • n. A female treasurer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who is a treasurer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who has charge of a treasure; a female treasurer.

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Examples

  • Then she bade her treasuress give Nuzhat al-Fuad a hundred dinars and a piece of silk and said to her, "O Nuzhat al-Fuad, go, lay him out and carry him forth."

    Tehran Winter

  • Thereat Queen Zalzalah rejoiced with joy exceeding and bidding her treasuress bring a basket, wherein were fifty pairs of bracelets and the same number of earrings, all of gold, crusted with jewels of price, whose like nor mankind nor Jinn-kind possessed, and an hundred robes of vari-coloured brocades and an hundred thousand ducats, gave the whole to Tohfah.

    Arabian nights. English

  • She will mourn for me and weep and bid her new treasuress give thee an hundred dinars and a piece of silk [FN#62] and will say to thee, ‘Go, lay him out and carry him forth. '

    Arabian nights. English

  • FN#58] And indeed Abu al-Hasan became high in honour with the Caliph and favoured above all, so that he sat with him and the Lady Zubaydah bint al-Kasim, whose treasuress Nuzhat al -

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then she bade her treasuress give Nuzhat al-Fuad an hundred dinars and a piece of silk and said to her, "O Nuzhat al -

    Arabian nights. English

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