What does the word jewess mean?

Usage examples for jewess

  1. That she was a Jewess was known to everybody, but few could say with certainty whether she was a German, a Spanish, a Polish or an Eastern Jewess. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  2. Women like these renew the olden fame of the Jewess, and add achievements to her brilliant record. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles