Definitions for "Deaconess"
Keywords:  church, helper, christ, bishop, devote
A woman set apart for church work by a bishop.
A woman chosen as a helper in church work, as among the Congregationalists.
a woman deacon
Keywords:  duties, resembled, order, women, one
One of an order of women whose duties resembled those of deacons.
Keywords:  female
A female deacon