Quakeress


Quakeress

Quakeress [kwey-ker-is] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a woman or girl who is a Quaker.

Origin of Quakeress First recorded in 1715–25; Quaker + -ess Usage note See -ess. Examples from the Web for quakeress Historical Examples of quakeress

  • You look like a Quakeress but no one expects you to act like one to-night.

    Patchwork

    Anna Balmer Myers

  • We cant have that sort of thing in the house, with the demure severity of a Quakeress.

    Twos and Threes

    G. B. Stern

  • Mrs. Fry was a Quakeress, well known at London for her charity.

    Memoirs of the Duchesse De Dino

    Duchesse De Dino

  • Had she not an eye to her husband’s former alliance with the quakeress, and the Duke of York’s marriage in Italy?

    Secret History of the Court of England, from the Accession of George the Third to the Death of George the Fourth, Volume I (of 2)

    Lady Anne Hamilton

  • An inmate of that house showed them over this one, dressed as a Quakeress.

    Mrs. Halliburton’s Troubles

    Mrs. Henry Wood

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