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Femynye

(3 syl.). A mediæval name for the kingdom of the Amazons. Gower terms Penthesile'a “queen of Feminee.”

“He [Thessus] conquered al the regne of Femynye.”

Chaucer: Canterbury Tales. 868.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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