noun Date: 1589 a woman who is a votary

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  • Votaress — Vo ta*ress, n. [See {Votary}, n.] A woman who is a votary. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • votaress — [vōt′ə ris] n. a female votary: see ESS …   English World dictionary

  • votaress — /voh teuhr is/, n. Now Rare. a woman who is a votary. [1580 90; VOTAR(Y) + ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • votaress — vo·ta·ress || vəʊtÉ™rɪs / trɪs n. woman who is a votary, female admirer, female devotee vo·ta·ry || vəʊtÉ™rɪ / trɪ n. admirer, devotee; worshiper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • votaress — vo·ta·ress …   English syllables

  • votaress — vo•ta•ress [[t]ˈvoʊ tər ɪs[/t]] n. use a woman who is a votary • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • votaress — ˈvōd.ərə̇s, ōtə noun ( es) Etymology: votary + ess : a female votary …   Useful english dictionary

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