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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

*Hertrixess, n. [Appar. Heretrix n. with Eng. fem. suffix -ess.] A female heritor or proprietor of a landed property. — 1697 Aberd. Journal N. & Q. VI. 88.
From the hertrixess of Blaire

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