browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
empress

more about empress

empress


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Empress  \Em"press\,  n.  [OE.  empress,  emperice,  OF  empereis, 
  empereris  fr  L.  imperatrix  fem.  of  imperator.  See 
  {Emperor}.] 
  1.  The  consort  of  an  emperor.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  A  female  sovereign. 
 
  3.  A  sovereign  mistress.  ``Empress  of  my  soul.''  --Shak. 
 
  {Empress  cloth},  a  cloth  for  ladies'  dresses,  either  wholly 
  of  wool,  or  with  cotton  warp  and  wool  weft.  It  resembles 
  merino,  but  is  not  twilled. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  empress 
  n  :  a  woman  emperor  or  the  wife  of  an  emperor 




more about empress