Definition of murderess
: a woman who murders
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The Lady is less a wilting violet who learns to bloom than, as the title implies, a cunning murderess.
Convicted murderess Tracey Grissom is appealing the denial of her Rule 32 petition to the state Court of Criminal Appeals.
As Sarah Osborne, the murderess at the center of the story who is executed and publicly dissected, the courageous mezzo-soprano Peabody Southwell spends most of her time on stage as a naked corpse.
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