Comfortress

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Comfortress A woman who comforts. "To be your comfortress , and to preserve you."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n comfortress A woman who affords comfort.
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Usage

In literature:

Comfortress of the afflicted.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
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