Arbitress



a woman who is an arbiter.
Historical Examples

Be the arbitress of my fate, you can make me happy or miserable for ever; into what dearer hands can I commit such a trust?
Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4 Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

He had to break the tidings of his sister’s marriage to the arbitress of his destinies.
Two Poets Honore de Balzac

With your knowledge of our modes, you will be at Petersburg the arbitress of delights.
Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

Eloquent and witty, she was the delight of her neighbors, and their chronicle and arbitress.
Irish Wit and Humor Anonymous

He loved her so tenderly that from the first day of their marriage he had constituted her the arbitress of his wishes.
The Old Yellow Book Anonymous

Lucy certainly did not look forward to a condition in which Lady Linlithgow should be the arbitress of her destiny.
The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope

War is the arbiter of rising worlds; And Violence, arbitress.
Life Immovable Kostes Palamas

From the first moment that you have beheld her, she has seemed the mistress of your destiny, the arbitress of your will.
The Wanderer (Volume 1 of 5) Fanny Burney

A full-throated chorus informed her, and the arbitress detached the threads of the dispute with effortless dexterity.
A Safety Match Ian Hay

I supposed it concerned me, more than any other, to be the arbitress of the quarrels of unruly spirits.
Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

noun
a female arbitrator

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