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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HUNTRESS

There was a little silver moon—Diana's moon, the crescent of the huntress.

But to her, at last, there came a day when she was no longer the huntress but the hunted.

She symbolized Diana the Huntress, and was followed by her faithful hounds.

"There is no ship like a privateer, and no privateer like the Huntress," he was saying.

Mark my words, there will no good come to the Huntress from setting sail of a Friday.

Beyond them, the lights of the Huntress showed where she was getting up sail.

All this the quick eye of the huntress takes in at a glance, resolving her how to act.

It is the angel of the desert, no longer in huntress garb, but dressed as a lady.

Hunter and huntress, pillars and wrought iron, are for sale.

The word was undoubtedly Indian—especially as the huntress had pronounced it.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c.; see hunter + -ess. Old English had hunticge.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HUNTRESS

hunter

nouna person who hunts
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.