- a woman who is a votary.
Origin of votaress
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Examples from the Web for votaress
All wait for the votaress, but she is detained by a crowd of friends.Studies in Medival Life and Literature
Edward Tompkins McLaughlin
Her going was beautiful, yet the Votaress was gradually passing her.
But for at least two souls aboard the Votaress they were more history than geography.
The mother-superior took the votaress at her word, and left her then and there.The Lost Lady of Lone
He knew it as belonging to the older of the two men for whose coming aboard the Votaress had delayed her start.