Offendress
Offendress \Of*fend"ress\, n. A woman who offends. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • offendress — noun A woman who offends …   Wiktionary

  • offendress — offendˈress noun (Shakespeare) A female offender • • • Main Entry: ↑offend …   Useful english dictionary

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