ogress

noun
\ ˈō-g(ə-)rəs \

Definition of ogress 

: a female ogre

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Their mother, Gryla, is a horned ogress who poses a double threat, putting naughty kids in a sack to eat later. Sara Miller Llana, The Christian Science Monitor, "Trolls, ogres, and giant cats: How Iceland celebrates Christmas," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of ogress

1713, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near ogress

Ogooué

o-grade

ogre

ogress

Ogygian

oh

OH

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