traitress
or traitoress noun Date: 14th century a woman who is a traitor

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  • Traitress — Trai tress, n. [F. tra[^i]tresse.] A woman who betrays her country or any trust; a traitoress. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traitress — [trā′tris] n. [Now Chiefly Literary] a female traitor: also traitoress [trāt′ər is] …   English World dictionary

  • traitress — /tray tris/, n. a woman who is a traitor. Also, traitoress /tray teuhr is/. [1400 50; late ME traitresse < OF; see TRAITOR, ESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • traitress — trai·tress || treɪtrɪs n. woman who betrays, woman traitor trai·tor || treɪtÉ™(r) n. betrayer, one who betrays another or his country, one who commits treason …   English contemporary dictionary

  • traitress — trai·tress …   English syllables

  • traitress — trai•tress [[t]ˈtreɪ trɪs[/t]] also trai•tor•ess [[t] tər ɪs[/t]] n. a woman who is a traitor • usage: See ess …   From formal English to slang

  • traitress — noun female traitor • Hypernyms: ↑traitor, ↑treasonist …   Useful english dictionary

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

  • traitoress — noun see traitress * * * traitoress variant of traitress …   Useful english dictionary

  • trai|tor|ess — «TRAY tuhr ihs», noun. = traitress. (Cf. ↑traitress) …   Useful english dictionary

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