Victress Vic"tress, n. [Cf. L. victrix.] A woman who wins a victory; a female victor. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • victress — /vik tris/, n. a woman who is victorious. [1595 1605; VICT(O)R + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • victress — n. female victor, woman who wins, female winner vic·tor || vɪktÉ™(r) n. winner, conqueror, hero …   English contemporary dictionary

  • victress — vic·tress …   English syllables

  • victress — ˈviktrə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: victor + ess : a female victor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nigel Tetley — Tetley enjoying Christmas dinner solitary on his ship Victress during the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, 1968. Nigel Tetley (c. 1924 – 2 February 1972) was the first person to circumnavigate the world solo in a trimaran. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Sunday Times Golden Globe Race — The Sunday Times Golden Globe Race was a non stop, single handed, round the world yacht race, held in 1968 ndash;1969, and was the first round the world yacht race. The race was controversial due to the failure by most competitors to finish the… …   Wikipedia

  • Elegies to Lessons Learnt — Infobox Album | Name = Elegies to Lessons Learnt Type = studio Longtype = Artist = iLiKETRAiNS Released = 1 October 2007 Recorded = Genre = Post Rock Length = 50:32 Label = Beggars Banquet Producer = iLiKETRAiNS Reviews = *Metacritic 70%… …   Wikipedia

  • Silvana Konermann — (* 18. Mai 1988 in Baden, Schweiz) ist eine Schweizer Jungforscherin, die bereits mehrere Preise erhalten hat. Leben Silvana Konermann ist die Tochter des Filmregisseurs Lutz Konermann und der Filmwissenschaftlerin Barbara Flückiger. Sie besuchte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • La Dawri — LaDawri Coachcraft based in Long Beach and later Los Alamitos, California, was one of the largest fiberglass sports car body companies in the United States during the rebody/specials craze of the 1950s and 1960s. The company got its name from its …   Wikipedia

  • Christiane Stenger — bei der IdeenExpo 2011 Christiane Stenger (* 4. Juni 1987) ist eine deutsche Gedächtnissportlerin, die jüngste Grandmaster of Memory und Sachbuch Autorin. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”