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Concubine meaning

concubine - 1 dictionary results

  1. 1. Unmarried woman who cohabits with a man.

concubine - examples of usage

  1. With her brother's consent, Thekla had become the concubine of Basil, and after he had assassinated Michael and ascended the throne, Thekla consoled herself with other lovers. - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
  2. They resented the lavish expenditures of the public moneys upon the concubine of the emperor, and they also resented the insult thus put upon their empress. - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
  3. Even therefore may we stand assured of this: What lip soever lure his lip to kiss, Past question- else were he nor mine nor thine - This boy would spurn a Scythian concubine. - "Locrine - A Tragedy", Algernon Charles Swinburne.
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