What does the word countess mean?

Usage examples for countess

  1. I was afraid of the major and the countess, who were a few yards in front of us, turning round .... – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. If the Countess had Kathleen's address, she would try to call on her, some time. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan