[ US /ˈdʒuəs/ ]
  1. a woman who is a Jew
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How To Use Jewess In A Sentence

  • Genevieve was aware only of the diatribe; she knew a flood of abuse was pouring from the lips of the Jewess, but she was too stunned to hear the details of the abuse. Chapter 2
  • Ancient French tragedy, red-heeled, patched, and be-periwigged, lies in the grave; and it is only the ghost of it that we see, which the fair Jewess has raised. The Paris Sketch Book
  • Fair ladies, you drop manna in the way Of starved people] [Shakespeare is not more exact in any thing, than in adapting his images with propriety to his speakers; of which he has here given an instance in making the young Jewess call good fortune, _manna_. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • In this small Moslem cabaret I think there was nobody more opulent than a small shopkeeper, but the performers numbered a male gypsy who sang and played the gusla, a very beautiful Serbian singer, a still more beautiful gypsy girl who sang and danced, and this danseuse de ventre, who was called Astral When Astra came round and rattled the plate at our table I found she was a Salonica Jewess, member of another colony of refugees from Ferdinand and Isabella who still speak Spanish, and I asked her to come and see me the next day at my hotel and give me a lesson in the danse de ventre. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Part IV
  • Frances Blake is a Jew, or a Jewess.
  • Channing 14.171 gives an account of the case of Helen Miller, a German Jewess of thirty, who was admitted to the Asylum for Insane Criminals at Auburn, N. Y., in October, 1872, and readmitted in June, 1875, suffering from simulation of hematemesis. Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine
  • Then a Jewess, a skilled oculist, appeared on the scene. Doctors: Medieval.
  • Seventhly, let the young and strong Jews and Jewesses be given the flail, the axe, the hoe, the spade, the distaff, and spindle and let them earn their bread by the sweat of their noses as in enjoined upon Adam’s children … Think Progress » BREAKING: Military Will Request $100B For Iraq Next Year, Murtha Reveals
  • Writer, journalist, and clubwoman, Rosa Sonneschein founded the American Jewess, the first English-language magazine for Jewish women in the United States, to be a voice and forum for American Jewish clubwomen. Rosa Sonneschein.
  • Olga Averbuch — strong-headed Jewess, suffering tragedienne — contains multitudes and stories. Writing from the Contact Zone: Posthumanism in literature and theory
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