Definition of 'priestess'
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He had a sixth sense that if he moved too abruptly, held that ministering priestess just a little too hard, she would flee. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)`All right, I'll tell you some of it, but first, let's get my things put away, before the high priestess comes looking for me. WEB OF DREAMS (2002)
He'd seen Jacqueline standing at the head of the table like a high priestess over an altar, a ghost in the blurry movement of her nightgown. MINUTES TO BURN (2002)
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Translations for 'priestess'
British English: priestess NOUN
A priestess is a woman who has particular duties and responsibilities in a place where people worship.
...the priestess of the temple.
Definition of priestess from the Collins English Dictionary
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