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- n. A female nabob
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female nabob: the wife of a nabob.
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Wu Ying -- nabobess sentenced to death for defrauding
He married the nabobess after all, and she loved him well enough to make it her business to reform him.
We got through our usual talk about Margaret and the nabobess, and then he struck out a new line.
Is there a nabobess on earth half as happy as the two foolish little girls about whom I have been writing, though married to such poor devils as you and Fitzgerald?
I love to see beauty adorned; and two thousand pounds, added to what you have given her, will set her on a footing in this respect with a nabobess.