benefactress benefactress

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman benefactor

Usage(s):

  1. Helen Manice Alexander, 74, blueblooded benefactress of needy musicians, Manhattan clean-up campaigner extraordinary; after a fall; in Baltimore.
  2. After Bennette found a benefactress, he and Muller were in business.
  3. And then it all came to nothing, or less, when Kate died in the hospital, when Alec's first literary job helped to send his benefactress' husband to jail.

News

  • Caroline Steinman Nunan honored with a 'Rose'

    Carrie Nunan Hill, represented her mother Monday, July 15, at a ceremony in which the "The Lancaster Rose" sculpture was dedicated to the late Caroline Steinman Nunan, a Lancaster Newspapers Inc. owner and benefactress of many community organizations. The sculpture is installed in Lancaster city's M...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

Quotes

  • Dr Watson said: "Andrew de Wyntoun was head of a new religious movement on St Serf's Island. Gruoch, Lady Macbeth, was ironically the benefactress of the very monastery where Wyntoun was based. He was probably warming his feet on a fire made of...
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: Fiona Watson Source: Scotsman

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