from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who acts as gunner.


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  • France, the patroness of officers, the inimitable model of the pupils of Saint-Cyr, and the romantic Druidess, the inspired woman-soldier of the national guard, the patriot gunneress of the Republicans, had there not arisen a Jesuit Father to create an ultramontane Jeanne d'Arc. [

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2


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