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  1. sultana(defs 2, 3).
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Origin of sultaness

First recorded in 1605–15; sultan + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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Historical Examples of sultaness

  • But the Sultaness has found out who they are, visits them in prison, and "reconciliations and forgivenesses of injuries" follow.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury

  • The Sultaness is almost persona muta—and indeed her tongue must have required a rest.

  • The Sultaness finding the success of her project, now thought it time to put the finishing stroke to it.

  • She then related her surprising adventures, which the sultaness heard very patiently, but could scarcely believe.

  • Believe me, and I understand the matter, that you will live to be a Sultaness, if you have any luck.