n.1.(R. C. Hist.) One of an order of nuns established on the principles of the Jesuits, but suppressed by Pope Urban in 1633.
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When the Jesuitess Mary Ward wrote her autobiography, she figures her fifteen-year-old self as a girl whose mind, body, and spirit work together toward one future transformative state:
In the atmosphere of witch hunting there appear in London such strange creatures as Jesuitess and "sisters" of Faction Paradox.