Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female regent; a protectress of a kingdom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A female regent.

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  • noun A female regent.

Etymologies

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regent +‎ -ess

Examples

  • The regentess, with a proud reliance upon her own power, ordered them to send a deputation to her apartment.

    Castilian Days

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