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- n. Alternative spelling of philosopheress.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A female philosopher.
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“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.