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  • n. A female Jesuit.


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  • A pleasing variant of the theme is the introduction of the Jesuitess, the female accomplice of the Society, typically a much more vindictive character than the male of the species.

    11/01/2003 - 12/01/2003

  • ‘pandress’ (both in Middleton); ‘papess’, ‘Jesuitess’ (Bishop Hall);

    English Past and Present


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