Feminine


Feminine
Feminine Fem"i*nine, n. 1. A woman. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

They guide the feminines toward the palace. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gram.) Any one of those words which are the appellations of females, or which have the terminations usually found in such words; as, actress, songstress, abbess, executrix. [1913 Webster]

There are but few true feminines in English. --Latham. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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