Definition of Prophetesses

1. Noun. (plural of prophetess) ¹



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Definition of Prophetesses

1. prophetess [n] - See also: prophetess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prophetesses

prophesied
prophesier
prophesiers
prophesies
prophesieth
prophesize
prophesized
prophesizes
prophesizing
prophesy
prophesying
prophet
prophet of doom
propheteering
prophetess
prophetesses (current term)
prophethood
prophethoods
prophetic
prophetical
propheticality
prophetically
propheticalness
prophetick
prophetize
prophetized
prophetizes
prophetizing
prophetlike
prophetship

Literary usage of Prophetesses

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1. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"The Montanists—Priscilla and Maximilla their prophetesses—some of them ... a certain Priscilla and Maximilla, whom they supposed [to be] prophetesses. ..."

2. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"... prophetesses of the 13th Century.—St. Hildegard was founder and abbess of ... prophetesses of the 13th Century. ..."

3. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"Two Rhenish prophetesses of the 12th Century.—St. Hildegard was founder and abbess of a ... Three Thuringian prophetesses of the 13th Century,—Mechthild of ..."

4. Lares and Penates, Or, Cilicia and Its Governors: Being a Short Historical by William Burckhardt Barker (1853)
"SIBYLS—AN AFRICAN SIBYL HEAD-DRESS OF THE VIRGIN prophetesses A MATRON SIBYL(?)—DOLPHINS AND THEIR RIDERS—APOTHEOSIS OF DECEASED CHILDREN STORY OF ARION ..."

5. Taboo and Genetics: A Study of the Biological, Socialogical and by Melvin Moses Knight (1920)
"... Temple prostitution, dedication of virgins, etc.; Ancient priestesses and prophetesses; Medicine early developed by woman added to belief in her power; ..."

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