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synonyms for concubine

  • mistress
  • courtesan
  • kept woman
See also synonyms for: concubines
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How to use concubine in a sentence

She started as a concubine and transformed herself into one of the key political players of her time.
BEST OF OZY: BADASS WOMEN OF HISTORYSEAN CULLIGANMAY 28, 2021OZY
Reuben the oldest was told that he would not excel, because he had loved his father's concubine and committed a grievous sin.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
Mary, his Egyptian concubine, was endeared to him by the birth of Ibrahim.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
He was born of Hagar, who was a concubine; and they still indulge themselves in the use of mercenary wives and concubines.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Julius Capitolinus reproaches the Emperor Verus for cutting his beard at the instigation of a concubine.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
The slave who is captured in war and carried away as a concubine appears only at a far later stage of culture.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
She enjoined upon him to send away Alison, his concubine, and to take back his good wife.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Atli had a serving-woman named Herkia, who had been his concubine.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Aeredy, the concubine, likewise requested the same favour; but she more generously begged they might all three go together.
VOYAGE OF H.M.S. PANDORAEDWARD EDWARDS
The Mosaic law authorizes a father to sell his daughter for a concubine or mistress (euphemistically translated “maid servant”).
THE BIBLEJOHN E. REMSBURG
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCUBINE

  • concubine
  • paramour
  • prostitute
  • whore
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