Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of electress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An electress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wife or widow of an elector of the Roman-German empire.

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Examples

  • Soon after the electoress became Queen of Prussia, she invited him to visit her, saying, "Think not that I prefer this greatness and this crown, about which they make such a bustle here, to the conversations on philosophy we have had together in Lutzenburg."

    The Friendships of Women

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