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ogress

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Etymology 1Edit

ogre +‎ -ess

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NounEdit

ogress (plural ogresses)

  1. A female ogre
    • 1887, Marie Corelli, Thelma
      Dear me, Mimsey!. . . you are perfectly outrageous! Do you think I'm an ogress ready to eat her up? On the contrary, I mean to be a friend to her.
  2. A fierce, unfriendly woman.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old French ogoesse

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

ogress (plural ogresses)

  1. (heraldry) A roundel sable.
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