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Quakeress

[ kwey-ker-is ]
/ ˈkweɪ kər ɪs /
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noun Older Use.

a woman or girl who is a Quaker: In earlier days, Quakeresses wore colored aprons of green or blue, but preferably of the former color.

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Origin of Quakeress

First recorded in 1715–25; Quaker + -ess

usage note for Quakeress

See -ess.
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