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Origin of deaconess
usage note for deaconess
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Example sentences from the Web for deaconess
Colts grew horses, beards turned gray, Deacon and deaconess dropped away, Children and grandchildren—where were they!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Still later the superintendent told me that she was a deaconess in New York, and was doing a great work.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
"There he is," said the deaconess, pointing to an enormously tall man standing in the darkest and remotest corner of the hall.
The deaconess rose, pressed a kiss on the eyes of the dead youth, promised Eusebius that she would do her best and went away.
She would have joined a Deaconess' Institution but she did not care to leave her father.A Life For a Love|L. T. Meade