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  1. a woman who is victorious.
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Origin of victress

First recorded in 1595–1605; vict(o)r + -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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Historical Examples of victress

  • It is only fair to say that the victress took no undue advantage of her conquest.

    The Harlequin Opal, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Fergus Hume

  • Beauty, daughter of the gods, Now thy glorious birth remember: Make me victress in the fight, That the gods may live for ever.