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  • n. Alternative spelling of philosopheress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female philosopher.

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Examples

  • “an education more liberal than is ordinarily allowed to persons of our sex,” was assisted in her editorial labors by Mira, a “philosophress,” Euphrosine, whose intellectual attainments surpassed even her admitted beauty, and a nameless Widow of quality.

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