In a coven, she is usually the female leader of the group who co-leads with the High Priest. A High Priestess has obtained a level of proficiency through years of study in her chosen tradition, and has been initiated and passed several "rites of passage." In Wiccan, neither the High Priest, or the High Priestess are dominant, they are joint leaders and equals.
Technically speaking, a female Witch who has received the 3rd. degree initiation. More usually, the female leader of a coven or sometimes just of that particular ritual. Abbreviated as HPS.
The term given to the female leader and counterpart of the High Priest in a coven. It is usually accepted that the High Priestess is the overall leader of the coven. High Priestess is often abbreviated as HPS.
Tarot #2the female inquirer, the anima.
A highly experienced leader of a COVEN; the woman who leads or co-leads the rituals, or a woman who has reached a certain level of Wiccan proficiency, achievement and wisdom. The term usually denotes a woman who has received not one but several initiations.
The feminine leader of a coven or Wiccan organization and plays the role of Goddess in certain ceremonies.
a female spiritual leader
a feminine leader of a coven or wiccan organization that plays the role of Goddess in certain ceremonies
(1) The female leader (and overall leader) of a coven. (2) Any second-degree female witch. (The distinction is between a coven function and a personal rank.)
the female Coven Leader (an office); any Second or Third Degree female Witch (a rank)
A Gwiddon who has successfully completed the four degrees of the CTG; empowered to run a coven independently or with a High Priest Initiate: A Gwyddon/Gwiddon of the 2nd degree