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synonyms for canoness

  • sister
  • abbess
  • anchorite
  • postulant
  • prioress
  • vestal
  • mother superior
  • religious woman

antonyms for canoness

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  • monk
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How to use canoness in a sentence

Very often was the Canoness constrained to absorb herself in her little illuminated prayer-book.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
The Canoness he descried escaping, unseen by them, with the aid of a gardener, across the pond into the park.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
She was made a canoness of the aristocratic order of St. Theresa, of which the Queen was the head.
LOLA MONTEZEDMUND B. D'AUVERGNE
All the voices, the voice of the merciful canoness excepted, demand with Countess Ursine, "Justice and vengeance!"
THE IRON PINCERSEUGNE SUE
And a Parisian market-woman spoke better French than a German canoness with sixty-four ancestors.
THE PROSE WRITINGS OF HEINRICH HEINEHEINRICH HEINE
She and the canoness, Mariana, would rather see a few young ensigns than all the staffs of the oldest Field-marshals!'
THE SECRET MEMOIRS OF LOUIS XV./XVI, COMPLETEMADAME DU HAUSSET, AN "UNKNOWN ENGLISH GIRL" AND THE PRINCESS LAMBALLE
Germain presided at the foot of the table, having on his right a Canoness and on his left a young lady to be described presently.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
Grancey whispered to the Canoness, and struck up a pæan of praise on the lean hound Aréthuse who led the hunt the previous day.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
She was an elderly canoness of a noble order, belonging to one of the best families in Burgundy.
MEMOIRS OF THE COMTESSE DU BARRYETIENNE LEON LAMOTHE-LANGON
Of the color violet (restrained, mysterious, veiled love, color of canoness).
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANONESS

  • abbess
  • anchorite
  • canoness
  • mother superior
  • postulant
  • prioress
  • religious woman
  • sister
  • vestal
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