lioness

suomi-englanti sanakirja

lioness englannista suomeksi

  1. naarasleijona

  1. Substantiivi

  2. naarasleijona

lioness englanniksi

  1. A female lion (gloss).

  2. (syn)

  3. A female lion (gloss).

  4. 1877, ''The Contemporary Review'' (volume 29, page 1123)

  5. The stories were a tremendous success; she was one of the leading lionesses of London literary society.
  6. A female visitor to a student at Oxford, especially during commemoration week.

  7. 1871, John Cordy Jeaffreson, ''Annals of Oxford'' (page 305)

  8. When "lionesses" visiting Oxford for the gay doings of commemoration week spend a morning at Merton, they should look out for Antony Wood's mural tablet in the chapel, (..)
  9. 1888, Thomas Hughes, ''Tom Brown at Oxford'' (page 271)

  10. "Now, boys, keep your eyes open, there must be plenty of lionesses about;" and thus warned, the whole load, including the cornopean player, were on the look-out for lady visitors, profanely called lionesses, all the way up the street.