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  • Oratress — Or a*tress, n. A woman who makes public addresses. Warner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oratress — orˈatress or oratrix /or āˈtriks or orˈə triks/ noun A female orator • • • Main Entry: ↑orator …   Useful english dictionary

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  • oratrix — /awr euh triks, or /, n., pl. oratrices /awr euh truy seez, or /. a woman who delivers an oration; a public speaker, esp. one of great eloquence. Also, oratress /awr euh tris, or /. [1425 75; late ME < L oratrix, fem. of orator ORATOR; see TRIX]… …   Universalium

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  • orator — /ˈɒrətə / (say oruhtuh) noun someone who delivers an oration; a public speaker, especially one of great eloquence. {Latin: speaker, supplicant; replacing Middle English oratour, from Anglo French} –oratress /ˈɒrətrəs/ (say oruhtruhs), oratrix… …   Australian English dictionary