a woman from whom a person is descended.
He had a tale to tell about one ancestress, whose dark beauty seemed as that of a flower of the south.
Shirley Charlotte Bront
The girl read and re-read the description of this ancestress, then gasped.
The Roof Tree Charles Neville Buck
The family name of this artist was Bouteiller, and she married M. Jules de Saux, but as an artist used the name of an ancestress.
Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. Clara Erskine Clement
The Quaker woman Elizabeth Hooton was an ancestress of mine.
Mark Twain’s Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
She was the ancestress of a race of embroiderers, and their pedigree will be found in the Appendix.
Needlework As Art Marian Alford
The moon herself was claimed as the ancestress of certain families.
On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire Charles Hardwick
The first story of this group is that of Naomi and Ruth, the ancestress of David.
The Moral Instruction of Children Felix Adler
Her ancestress had been baptized by the subject of the story.
La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West Francis Parkman
The Biamites honoured her not only as an enchantress and a leech, but as the ancestress of a race of mighty men.
Arachne, Complete Georg Ebers
This “witch,” by the way, was an ancestress of Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd.
Highways and Byways in The Border Andrew Lang
of or relating to . Contemporary Examples Should thrombosis occur in this anatomic area, a patient might have headaches, dizziness, or even stroke-like symptoms. How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization? Kent Sepkowitz December 30, 2012 Though the risks for the new oral cancer and its anatomic location have changed fundamentally, one epidemiologic […]
(Natan) Anatoly [nah-tahn an-uh-toh-lee;; Russian uh-nuh-taw-lyee] /nɑˈtɑn ˌæn əˈtoʊ li;; Russian ʌ nʌˈtɔ lyi/ (Show IPA), born 1948, Soviet mathematician and human-rights activist, in Israel since 1986.
Anatoly [an-uh-toh-lee;; Russian uh-nuh-taw-lyee] /ˌæn əˈtoʊ li;; Russian ʌ nʌˈtɔ lyi/ (Show IPA), born 1951, Russian chess player. Contemporary Examples Hermitage asked for the return of the materials but was told they were in the custody Karpov. Fraud and the City: Russia’s Manhattan Money Laundering Michael Daly September 15, 2013 Magnitsky testified, naming Karpov, Kuznetsov, […]
family or descent; lineage. honorable or distinguished descent: famous by title and ancestry. a series of : His ancestry settled Utah. the inception or origin of a phenomenon, object, idea, or style. the history or developmental process of a phenomenon, object, idea, or style. Contemporary Examples Oddly, the Times ignored a big divorce story for […]