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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A witch with powers of divination.

Usage examples (32)
  • Alone like a pythoness on her tripod, like the oracle alone above the fissure into the unknown.
  • Mademoiselle Lenormand, and he resolved that Madame de Girardin, Mery and Theophile Gautier should drive with him to the abode of the pythoness at Auteuil.
  • The pythoness, gone astray, is found there no longer.
  • Richard sought Bess; he saw much of the pythoness now. for more
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