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pri·or·ess
[prahy-er-is]
NOUN
1.
a woman holding a position corresponding to that of a prior, sometimes ranking next below an abbess.
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The Prioress's Tale - Wikipedia

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The Prioress's Tale follows The Shipman's Tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. Because of fragmentation of the manuscripts, it is impossible to tell ...

Prioress | Define Prioress at Dictionary.com

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Prioress definition, a woman holding a position corresponding to that of a prior, sometimes ranking next below an abbess. See more.

The Prioress' Prologue And Tale - Cliffs Notes

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Summary In her prologue, the Prioress offers a hymn of praise to the Virgin Mary. She extols Mary, the mother of Jesus and the "whitest Lily-flower." This hymn.

The Prioress in The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame ...

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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Prioress - New Advent

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The term prioress is properly applied only to a superioress in a convent which has the papal approbation and whose members make solemn profession, that is,  ...

Prioress | Definition of Prioress by Merriam-Webster

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Define prioress: a nun who is head of a religious house or order.

Prioress - definition of prioress by The Free Dictionary

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A nun in charge of a priory or ranking next below the abbess of an abbey. [Middle English prioresse, from Old French, feminine of prior, a prior; see prior<sup>2</sup>.].

The Prioress's Tale - FSU English Department

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The Prioress's Tale. A great city of Asia once contained, Amid the Christians in majority, A Jewry that a local lord maintained 490 For venal lucre, foulest usury, ...