Defendress De*fend"ress, n. A female defender. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Defendress of the faith. --Stow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • defendress — A female defender …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • defendress — noun ( es) Etymology: defender + ess obsolete : a female defender …   Useful english dictionary

  • defenderesse — obs. form of defendress …   Useful english dictionary

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