Definition of Governesses

1. Noun. (plural of governess) ¹



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Definition of Governesses

1. governess [n] - See also: governess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Governesses

govern
governabilities
governability
governable
governableness
governance
governances
governante
governantes
governate
governaunce
governed
governer
governess
governessed
governesses (current term)
governesshood
governessing
governessless
governesslike
governessship
governessy
governest
governeth
governing
governing board
governing body
government
government-censored
government-in-exile

Literary usage of Governesses

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"Yes, and of our governesses, for the women will share in all things with the men. And you will admit that our State is not a mere aspiration, but may really ..."

2. Memories of a Musical Career by Clara Kathleen Rogers (1919)
"Both of these, in their turn, lived in our house, whereupon it soon became evident that resident governesses were a nuisance in our establishment. ..."

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