from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A female mediator.
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- noun A
female mediator; a mediatrix.
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How shall two such come together — no kind mediatress in the way?
Now Art, used collectively for painting, sculpture, architecture, and music, is the mediatress between, and reconciler of nature and man.
Lorraine -- the last basis of her own political reputation, 147; preserves her sway over the Duke de Lorraine, 148; frustrates Mazarin's projects to win over the Duke, 148; becomes once more the soul of every intrigue planned against the government, 148; constitutes herself the mediatress between the Queen and the
Thou art that blessed mediatress between God and men, by whom what is lowest is united to that which is most sublime.
Now Art, used collectively for painting, sculpture, architecture and music, is the mediatress between, and reconciler of, nature and man.
-- How shall two such come together -- no kind mediatress in the way?
Trusting in her intercession with Christ, who whereas He is the "one mediator of God and men" (1 Timothy ii, 5), chose to make His Mother the advocate of sinners, and the minister and mediatress of grace, as an earnest of heavenly gifts and as a token of Our paternal affection we most lovingly impart the Apostolic Blessing to you, Venerable Brethren, and to all the flock committed to your care.