Definition of Pythonesses

1. Noun. (plural of Pythoness) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of pythoness) ¹

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Definition of Pythonesses

1. pythoness [n] - See also: pythoness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pythonesses

pyruvates
pyruvic
pyruvic acid
pyruvil
pyrylium
pysanka
pysanky
pysma
pysmatic
pythiad
pythiads
pythium
pythiums
pythocenic
python
pythonesses (current term)
pythonic
pythonid
pythonids
pythonism
pythonist
pythonists
pythonlike
pythons
pyuria
pyurias
pyx
pyx chest
pyxed
pyxes

Literary usage of Pythonesses

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1. The City of the Sultan, And, Domestic Manners of the Turks in 1836 by Pardoe (Julia) (1837)
"... Ceremony—Sable pythonesses—Witchcraft. THE Turks are strangely superstitious; they cling resolutely to the absurd and wild fancies which have been ..."

2. Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries by Edward Bagby Pollard, Mitchell Carroll, Alfred Brittain, Pierce Butler, John Robert Effinger, Hugo Paul Thieme, Hermann Schoenfeld, Bartlett Burleigh James, John Ruse Larus (1908)
"The probable fact is that there existed a school, or at any rate a succession, of pythonesses at Cumae, and it is borne out by the fact that to the Sibyl ..."

3. Pocket Encyclopedia, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Polite Literature by Edward Augustus Kendall (1811)
"The sybils differ from the pythonesses, in that the latter delivered only the ... The pythonesses were •p called from the serpent which, in almost every ..."

4. Calmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Historical, Critical by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor, Edward Wells (1814)
"And here we ought to remark, the distinction made, Deut. xviii. 11. between the pythonesses, mistresses of Aub, ..."

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