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noun as in nun


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Very often was the Canoness constrained to absorb herself in her little illuminated prayer-book.

The Canoness he descried escaping, unseen by them, with the aid of a gardener, across the pond into the park.

She was made a canoness of the aristocratic order of St. Theresa, of which the Queen was the head.

All the voices, the voice of the merciful canoness excepted, demand with Countess Ursine, "Justice and vengeance!"

And a Parisian market-woman spoke better French than a German canoness with sixty-four ancestors.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to canoness, such as: sister, abbess, anchorite, postulant, prioress, and vestal.

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