Prelatess \Prel"a*tess\, n. A woman who is a prelate; the wife of a prelate. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • prelatess — prel·at·ess …   English syllables

  • prelatess — ləd.ə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: prelate + ess 1. : a female prelate (as an abbess) 2. : the wife of a prelate …   Useful english dictionary

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