from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A female author, in any sense of that word.
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- noun A female author.
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- noun dated A
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- noun a woman author
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In her description of places our authoress is equally reticent, and yet with what consummate power she places them before our eyes!
"At the house of the new lady-author -- I hate the word authoress -- Mademoiselle Cicogna!
Hack_, favourably known as the authoress of several useful and highly interesting works for children.
The authoress was a very able woman, who had travelled much and mixed in cultured society wherever she had been; her book was highly reviewed by various English Magazines.
This was M.ss M. Betham-Edwards, who was already well known as the authoress of "A Winter with the Swallows," and whose travel
The authoress was a large person with rich orange-coloured hair, powdered cheeks, and darkened eyelashes.
We were delighted when Maria Gertrude Kyle took a seat in our barouche on my mother's invitation, and she was well known as authoress and poetess, in our few Georgia papers.
The authoress was the daughter of Lyman Beecher, who had seven sons and four daughters, each one of whom was either a preacher or reformer in some field.
A daughter of Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Miss Sarah Nicholas Randolph, is favorably known as the authoress of Home Reminiscences of Thomas Jefferson, and other works of merit.
Born at Salem, Mass., was well-known as the authoress of