Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wife of a curate.

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Examples

  • A very lowly curate I might, perhaps, essay to rule, but a curatess would be sure to get the better of me.”

    Barchester Towers

  • A very lowly curate I might, perhaps, essay to rule, but a curatess would be sure to get the better of me. "

    Barchester Towers

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