Porteress
Porteress \Por"ter*ess\, n. See {Portress}. [1913 Webster]

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  • porteress — variant of portress * * * /pawr teuhr is, pohr /, n. portress. Usage. See ess. * * * porteress see portress …   Useful english dictionary

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  • portress — /pawr tris, pohr /, n. a woman who has charge of a door or gate; a female doorkeeper. Also, porteress. [1375 1425; late ME; see PORTER2, ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

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