chieftainesses love

Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chieftainess.

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Examples

  • Only four years before this, Kapiolani had -- according to the custom of the Hawaiian chieftainesses, married many husbands, and she had given way to drinking habits.

    The Book of Missionary Heroes

  • She was a goodly product of her race, being descended from a line of chiefs and chieftainesses -- broken only in the case of her grandfather, as has been mentioned.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • She was a goodly product of her race, being descended from a line of chiefs and chieftainesses -- broken only in the case of her grandfather, as has been mentioned.

    The Translation of a Savage, Complete

  • She was a goodly product of her race, being descended from a line of chiefs and chieftainesses -- broken only in the case of her grandfather, as has been mentioned.

    The Translation of a Savage, Volume 1

  • Timmendiquas continued to walk slowly forward to the point, where the long row of the chieftainesses stood.

    The Border Watch A Story of the Great Chief's Last Stand

  • I must say that the foreign colonies in Pera are much to blame, for they worship with all their minds and all their strength their different chiefs and chieftainesses, and human nature being weak, &c.

    Sketches From My Life

  • Her history, it is said, showed that she alone excelled in maiden charm and beauty; she was handsome beyond all other chieftainesses from Hawaii to Kauai, as "the third brightness of the sun" (_he ekolu ula o ka la_).

    Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends

  • Entering the temple he prayed for success in his journey, after which he proceeded along the plains of Lauhulu till reaching the Anahulu stream, thence by Kemoo to Kukaniloko, the shelter of whose prominent rock the chieftainesses of Oahu were wont to choose for their place of confinement.

    Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends

  • These provinces were ruled by chieftainesses, who declared themselves loyal to the Imperial cause, and gave information about the haunts and habits of the "brigands," who in Suwo had no special appellation but in Buzen were known as Tsuchi-gumo, a name to be spoken of presently.

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • These take part in their councils, and are queens and chieftainesses, and when it is necessary they will fight as bravely as the men.

    Beric the Briton : a Story of the Roman Invasion

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