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  • n. A female legislator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as legislatress.


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  • The legislatrix of the North, in 1767, collected deputies from all the provinces which contained about twelve hundred thousand square leagues.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Isabella in Castile, Elizabeth in England, and Maria Theresa in Hungary, have, however, proved the falsity of this pretended bon-mot, attributed to Cardinal Mazarin; and at this moment we behold a legislatrix in the North as much respected as the sovereign of

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • I supposed woman the legislatrix -- what reason have we to say she would enact a wrong?

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

  • Catholic writers represent Miriam "as a type of the Virgin Mary, being legislatrix over the Israelitish women, especially endowed with the spirit of prophecy."

    The Woman's Bible

  • Notwithstanding the despotic authority of the legislatrix of the Gagers, she was unable, even by the strictest prohibition, to restrain her warriors from regaling themselves with the flesh of women.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume II


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