Definitions of jewess

  1. A female Jew. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for jewess

  1. We moved moderately, and toward evening came to a posthouse kept by a Jew, or, rather, a Jewess who was so kind and attentive that we determined to stay there all night. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  2. Instinctively I felt that a middle- aged, fat, second- hand- clothes- dealing Jewess had built it many years ago for synagogue wear. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke