Definitions for "Countess"
The wife of an earl in the British peerage, or of a count in the Continental nobility; also, a lady possessed of the same dignity in her own right. See the Note under Count.
The wife of an earl in England. The Saxon earl who, along with the sheriff, ran the shire in pre Norman England kept his title when the Normans changed the ‘shiresâ€(tm) to ‘countiesâ€(tm). His wife, however, became a countess.
female equivalent of a count or earl
Keywords:  queen, once, patent, king, accompanied
A woman who has been queen once.
the title earned by those who have served once as the King or Queen and usually accompanied by the awarding of a Patent of Arms by the Crown.
Countess is an orthodox black metal band from the Netherlands formed in 1992.