Definition of Porteress

1. n. See Portress.



Definition of Porteress

1. Noun. (alternative form of portress) ¹

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Definition of Porteress

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porteress

portends
portension
portensions
portent
portentive
portentous
portentously
portentousness
portents
porteous
porter
porter's beer
porterage
porterages
portered
porteress (current term)
porteresses
porterhouse
porterhouse steak
porterhouses
portering
porterly
porters
portess
portesse
portesses
portfire
portfires
portfolio
portfolios

Literary usage of Porteress

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1. The American in Paris: During the Summer by Jules Gabriel Janin (1844)
"Every house in Paris has its porteress nestled in a hole at the foot of the ... The porteress is calumny personified ; she tears, with her black nails, ..."

2. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1837)
"added the porteress, tapping her box. " Certes ! people that has a ... Had" emended the porteress. " I haven't seen the red shawl on her shoulders these ..."

3. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1848)
"said the porteress, " if the marriage is broken off" he has done wrong; ... The marquise drew a ring from her finger, and reached it to the porteress. ..."

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