Seeress

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Seeress A female seer; a prophetess.
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Usage

In literature:

The seeress is the soothing syrup for mental infants.
"The University of Hard Knocks" by Ralph Parlette
Fenelon learns from Guyon, Kerner from his Seeress, what we fain would know.
"Woman in the Nineteenth Century" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
The same, we may recall, was said of that of the Seeress of Prevorst, and the circumstance presents pleasing analogies.
"Summer on the Lakes, in 1843" by S.M. Fuller
As an Oneida, and a seeress of the False-Faces, she had answered their appeal.
"The Maid-At-Arms" by Robert W. Chambers
That grip on himself grew, as he waited for the inert seeress to speak again.
"The House of Mystery" by William Henry Irwin
The Literature of Supernaturalism was never more in request than since the Seeresses of Rochester commenced their levees at Barnum's Hotel.
"International Weekly Miscellany, Vol. 1, No. 5, July 29, 1850" by Various
She looked at the disc as a seeress looks at a crystal.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I am afraid our good seeress will discover you and I fighting a duel in that ominous cup, or brewing a tempest in her teapot.
"Eventide" by Effie Afton
Added to the unexpected materialization of the seeress was the surprise of her costume.
"Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer" by Jessie Graham Flower
But today, Tess wanted to consult the seeress about Andy.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
I wasn't in any mood to get married, and least of all to a seeress.
"Vigorish" by Gordon Randall Garrett
But this I, the seeress, do know right well, for it was revealed to me in a dream.
"HE" by Andrew Lang
This fact was not, however, within the knowledge of the seeress.
"How to Read the Crystal" by Sepharial
That you have been testing the skill of this seeress, or that you are about to do so?
"Shoulder-Straps" by Henry Morford
It was she, the beautiful woman that the seeress had predicted, the one he should fall in love with!
"Silver and Gold" by Dane Coolidge
Neither from the magician of old, nor the seeress of Celts and Germans, comes forth the true Witch.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
The seeress described him going down a long hall and up into what she called a pulpit, and beginning to speak.
"Ideas of Good and Evil" by William Butler Yeats
Then, of course, she found out they were students and the faculty put an end to parlor seeresses.
"The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road" by Hildegard G. Frey
In the Seeress it was restored; she was the appointed representative of it.
"The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation" by Edward Maitland
For the moment, I am pleasingly deceived, and again I stand within the charmed circle of the Rochester Seeresses.
"The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism" by A. Leah Underhill
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In poetry:

Seeress of the misty Norland,
Daughter of the Vikings bold,
Welcome to the sunny Vineland,
Which thy fathers sought of old!
"To Fredrika Bremer" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

According to the North Carolina seeress promulgating the current prediction, it's slated for May 21.
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