Authoress



a woman who is an .
Historical Examples

I did not blame her, for if I ever loved in fancy, it is the authoress Auralia.
Zula H. Esselstyn Lindley

Presently the authoress paused and seemed to wait for her guest’s criticism.
A Black Adonis Linn Boyd Porter

The farmhouse where the authoress was born and the old manor, her home for many years, were not accessible.
In Unfamiliar England Thomas Dowler Murphy

So I think, on the whole, I shall be an authoress, and let my pen be my sceptre.
About Peggy Saville Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey

But it is in the domain of the literary essay that this authoress rose to loftiest altitude.
Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922 Howard Phillips Lovecraft

How could an authoress make a Heaven out of the lowest part of earth?
Hubert’s Wife Minnie Mary Lee

It gave him an excuse to talk with the authoress as much as he pleased, and he used his advantage.
A Black Adonis Linn Boyd Porter

The authoress was pleased, and the block was sent to the engraver.
The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2) Harry Furniss

The authoress of “Jane Eyre” was taken for a man by many persons.
Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

What effrontery of the authoress, to placard herself with him in a book!
Diana of the Crossways, Complete George Meredith

noun
(old-fashioned or derogatory) a female author

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