votaress (n.) Old form(s): Votarisse, Votresse
woman under vow, votary, devotee [of an order]
MND II.i.123[Titania to Oberon, of her attendant] His mother was a votaress of my order
MND II.i.163[Oberon to Puck] the imperial votaress passed on / In maiden meditation
Per Chorus.IV.4[Gower alone, of Thaisa] Unto Diana there's a votaress
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