a woman who commits murder.
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How to use murderess in a sentence
Whether Mr. Murderer and Mrs. murderess Manning were not both unusually stout people?The Woman in White | Wilkie Collins
And at every yard of the way he repeated to himself the words: “murderess!”The Crime Club | William Holt-White
On her tomb was found inscribed, “The murderess of her Family.”The Prime Minister | W.H.G. Kingston
A few feet further I reeled—my head seemed turning round—and again shouting 'murderess!'Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins | John Esten Cooke
Then from out of the middle of the crowd of lookers-on came a cry of murderess!Dead Man's Plack and an Old Thorn | William Henry Hudson