Definition of Porteresses

1. Noun. (plural of porteress) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Porteresses

1. porteress [n] - See also: porteress

Porteresses Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Porteresses Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Porteresses

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

Literary usage of Porteresses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1879)
"15, rooms for porteresses, $5 per month. No. 16, janitor's rooms in three school buildings, rent estimated respectively at $120, $150, and $240. No. ..."

2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1892)
"We wend our way along with some difficulty, having to keep our wits about us to avoid the porteresses carrying their big baskets of flowers, and the porters ..."

3. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"ply as porteresses, and will carry your purchase to any part of the town, jabber in Erse, and a subdued clamouring sound tells you that the business of the ..."

4. The New Annual Register, Or, General Repository of History, Politics, and by Andrew Kippis (1805)
"... and a plain cap, tied under the chin, such as the porteresses of nunneries are accustomed to wear. The hair of the men Í4 combed straight down ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Porteresses

Search for Porteresses on Dictionary.com!Search for Porteresses on Thesaurus.com!Search for Porteresses on Google!Search for Porteresses on Wikipedia!

Search