Jewess

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jewess a woman who is a Jew
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jewess A female Jew; a Hebrew woman; a female adherent of Judaism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Jewess A Hebrew woman; an Israelitess.
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Usage

In literature:

Need I say it was Rebecca, the Jewess.
"Graham's Magazine Vol XXXII No. 6 June 1848" by Various
It developed that as she went down the street a Jewess invited her to come in and have a cup of coffee.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
I was brought up as a Jewess.
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
She was, I recognised, a Jewess, and Krasiloff's orders were to spare them not.
"The Count's Chauffeur" by William Le Queux
The Jewess is looking at him and the children are standing in the door.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
Soon I was "slipping up" poppies under the instruction of Bessie, a dreamy-eyed young Jewess.
"The Long Day" by Dorothy Richardson
With this person the young Jewess formed an acquaintance, which soon grew into friendship.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852" by Various
A few years ago they came and fetched her away to be the 'Jewess of Babaszek.
"St. Peter's Umbrella" by Kálmán Mikszáth
I'm doubting if Eve, being a Jewess, could be worth evening wi' us.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
She traversed every one of his preconceived notions of a Jewess and of a Russian, yet she was both.
"Command" by William McFee
My grandfather turned, and beheld the face of the young Jewess looking wistfully in his.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
Others depart in the night, leaving him and the Jewess alone.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
There would be no Jewess within her circle of acquaintances but would receive notice, with the admonition not to fail to be present.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
This legend of the beautiful Jewess was current in my youth.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
Let me see, Clo dear; do ladies who marry Jews become Jewesses?
"A Double Knot" by George Manville Fenn
The house belonged to a Jewess called Belaset de Wallingford.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
Fuerstenberg, seated next to the estimable Jewess, was chatting affably with her.
"The Secrets of Potsdam" by William Le Queux
Go on, talk of your Jewesses and your duchesses as much as you please, boys.
"Pride" by Eugène Sue
The little brown Jewess was soft-hearted and desperately in love with him too, so they mingled their tears.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
She was known throughout the whole district, and every one called her the 'beautiful Jewess.
"The Jews of Barnow" by Karl Emil Franzos
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In poetry:

PRIOR.
What is it to wanton with a Christ-cursed Jewess,
Defy thy father and pollute thy name,
And fling to the ordures thine immortal soul?
"The Dance To Death. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
LANDGRAVE.
Great God! and thou wilt brag thy shame! Thou speakest
Of wife and Jewess in one breath! Wilt make
Thy princely name a stench in German nostrils?
"The Dance To Death. Act II" by Emma Lazarus
So spake the Seer. Low bowing to be blest,
The Jewess knelt; stooping her head he kissed,
Then turned away; with sobbing joy o'ercome,
Thus well approved, the virgin sought her home.
"Nebuchadnezzar: Canto I: Cyra's Interview With The Prophet Ezekiel" by Thomas Aird
When I think of Jerusalem in kingdoms yet free,
I shall think of its ruins and think upon thee;
Thou beautiful Jewess, content thou mayest roam;
A bright spot in Eden still blooms as thy home.
"The Maid Of Jerusalem" by John Clare