a female bacchant.
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How to use bacchante in a sentence
At the center of the sanctuary stood Perrette the Ribald, her hair disheveled like a bacchante's.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
Cagliostro looked with horror upon the ashes of the bacchante.
She was attired like a bacchante, with bands of fur in her hair, topped by bunches of gold grapes.Lazarre | Mary Hartwell Catherwood
A very beautiful Etruscan mirror with Bacchus, or a bacchante, riding on a panther upon the cover.The Story of Perugia | Margaret Symonds
The arms of a sweetly pretty bacchante are entwined round the neck of the maudlin reveller.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume | Joseph Grego
British Dictionary definitions for bacchante
a priestess or female votary of Bacchus
a drunken female reveller
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