Definition of "votaress" []

  • A person, such as a monk or nun, who has dedicated himself or herself to religion by taking vows (noun)
  • A devoted adherent of a religion, cause, leader, pursuit, etc (noun)
  • Ardently devoted to the services or worship of God, a deity, or a saint (adjective)
  • A female votary. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "votaress" in a sentence
  • "LITTLE INDIAN/IUDEAN BOY (whose mother is a prayerful virgin or votaress) is the Jewish messiah who was stolen away to create the account of a pro-Roman Jesus in the Gospel stories."
  • "The former assured her that the Holy Virgin would frown on every attempt to withdraw a true votaress from the shrine of Saint Ursula; while the"
  • "Lioness of Scotland, go forth and conquer! and if the prayers of a devoted votaress can avail thee, they will rise in many a land, and from many a distant shrine."