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Definition of "courtezan" [courtezan]

  • Alternative spelling of courtesan. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "courtezan" in a sentence
  • "a courtezan might be her idol, and a madman her priest."
  • "It was no longer a home; children were never born and bred there; the fireside had become mercenary — a something to be bought and sold — a very courtezan: let who would die, or sit beside, or leave it, it was still the same — it missed nobody, cared for nobody, had equal warmth and smiles for all."
  • "True, the same power which in the purer age of art embodies gods and heroes only, may be made to express the voluptuous image of a Corinthian courtezan."