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  • noun Plural form of electress.


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  • Among the electresses were all the same types of vote as cast by men, except that those sold for a glass of beer were not so frequent; and as civilisation climbs higher, universal suffrage, and the better methods of administration to which it will give birth, will be exercised for the adjustment of the great human question now so trivially divided into squabbles of sex and class.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

  • The two electresses thus bluffed came down the street and told their grievance to Mr Oscar Lawyer, for the nonce head of the Opposition

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

  • She explained it was not for the support of a party, but for the exchange and search of knowledge that should direct electresses to exercise their long-withheld right in a worthy manner.

    Some Everyday Folk and Dawn

  • Probably you would have told me, that she would introduce you to several electresses and margravines, whose courts you would visit.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 4


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