Avengeress \A*ven"ger*ess\, n. A female avenger. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • avengeress — noun A female avenger …   Wiktionary

  • avengeress — avengˈeress noun (rare) A female avenger • • • Main Entry: ↑avenge …   Useful english dictionary

  • avenger — 1530s, agent noun from AVENGE (Cf. avenge) (q.v.). Spenser (1596) has avengeress but no mention of Mrs. Peel …   Etymology dictionary

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