Definition of deaconess

Common misspellings:
  • deaconness (12.5%)
  • deacones (37.5%)
  • deconase (25.0%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
Examples of usage:
  1. The deaconess led the two girls to a room where there was a large double bed - The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers

  2. These efforts of Mademoiselle Rosalie Morel a lay woman have been seconded by those of a Protestant deaconess in another direction the latter devoting herself to nursing and the teaching of hygiene and sanitary science - Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards