lioness englannista suomeksi
A female lion (gloss).
1877, ''The Contemporary Review'' (volume 29, page 1123)
- The stories were a tremendous success; she was one of the leading lionesses of London literary society.
1871, John Cordy Jeaffreson, ''Annals of Oxford'' (page 305)
- 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, (..)
1888, Thomas Hughes, ''Tom Brown at Oxford'' (page 271)
- "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.