from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ambassadress.

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

  • noun Same as ambassadress.

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  • noun archaic Alternative form of ambassadress.


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  • In the history of Angola we find that the famous queen Donna Anna de Souza came from the vicinity, as embassadress from her brother, Gola Bandy, King of the Jinga, to

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  • Lord Earle often told her, laughingly, that she would have made an excellent embassadress -- her manners were so bland and gracious; she had the rare gift of appearing interested in every one and in everything.

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  • "The young English duchess is lovely, but too sad," said an embassadress, as the hostess joined her.

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  • The host, Lord C., went up to the embassadress to whom it was his cue to be most attentive.

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  • Henrietta, the wife of Philip, was sent as embassadress to the court of her brother.

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  • The truth then came across the major's mind, and he saw for what purpose Lady Rockminster had chosen to assume the office of embassadress.

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  • He happened to stop under the window where we stood, and (I suppose being told who we were) looked upon us very attentively, that we had full leisure to consider him, and the French embassadress agreed with me as to his good mien: I see that lady very often; she is young, and her conversation would be a great relief to me, if I could persuade her to live without those forms and ceremonies that make life formal and tiresome.

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  • "When witness asked:" Did not the great beauty of the embassadress accomplish the pardon and restoration of the erring mother? "

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  • "I think I am aware of what you were about to tell me," the major said, with a most courtly smile and bow to Pen's embassadress, "It was

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  • "I promised the embassadress de Sardaigne I would come early, as she is to present me to a relative, and, as you know, we must first visit that enchanted palace you spoke of, in all its details.

    A Cardinal Sin


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