from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An electress.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of electress.


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  • 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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