- a woman who hunts.
- a mare used as a hunting horse.
Origin of huntress
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Examples from the Web for huntress
The music industry has turned the Cosmo girl into the video vixen and the huntress.Helen Gurley Brown’s Fashion Sense: the Power of Cleavage
August 14, 2012
There was a little silver moon—Diana's moon, the crescent of the huntress.Glory of Youth
But to her, at last, there came a day when she was no longer the huntress but the hunted.A Book of Myths
She symbolized Diana the Huntress, and was followed by her faithful hounds.Saronia
"There is no ship like a privateer, and no privateer like the Huntress," he was saying.
Beyond them, the lights of the Huntress showed where she was getting up sail.
Word Origin and History for huntress
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