Suffix appended to terms in order to make a lady type.
A suffix used to form feminine nouns.
The name regarding the page S, s. Its seldom so written, the symbol S, s, being used in its stead.
A large worm: so-called from the frequently assuming the shape of an S.
A suffix theoretically attachable to virtually any noun denoting an (originally masculine) broker, to create a noun denoting women broker, as hostess, abbess, prioress, chieftainess, authoress, etc. It really is most typical with nouns in -er, as bakeress, breweress, Quakeress, etc.