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usage note for priestess
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The princess's attitude was that of a priestess of antiquity.Christmas Stories from French and Spanish writers|Antoinette Ogden
When a mule shall become king of the Medes (replied the priestess) then must thou run away—be not ashamed.
Cleobis and Biton are the first they mention, sons of the Argive priestess; the story is a well-known one.Cicero's Tusculan Disputations|Marcus Tullius Cicero
Diotima, a priestess, reputed to have been a Pythagorean, but some writers have doubted her existence.
Fountain on Mount Parnassus, in which Apollo's priestess had to bathe before giving an oracle.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata