incognita (plural incognitas)
- A woman who is unknown or in disguise.
- (of a woman) The state of being in disguise. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for incognita in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
incognita (not comparable)
- Of a woman: without being known; in an assumed character, or under an assumed title; in disguise.
- 1831, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Romance and Reality, volume 1, page 120:
- Of all places, London is the best for an incognita acquaintance; cards may be exchanged to all eternity without a meeting, and the various circles revolve like planets in their different systems, utterly unconscious of the means and modes of each other's existence.
incognita f (plural incognite)
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