Dictatress


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Dic`ta´tress


n.1.A woman who dictates or commands.
Earth's chief dictatress, ocean's mighty queen.
- Byron.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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to use it seems comical, if not arrogant, particularly for those among them who never did when Dictator Macoy and Dictatress Meldy were in power as conjugal tyrants.
She might become the dictatress of the world: she would be no longer the ruler of her own spirit." That is why, he explained, "[America] goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
If the United States chose to become dictatress of the world, her policy would change from liberty to force, and she would be no longer the ruler of her own spirit.