Playboy: Were there any Jewish princesses in Brooklyn in those days?
Pay attention Disney princes and princesses, this is how Saudi royalty throws down.
Instead, the princesses are deliberately, explicitly Jewish.
late 14c., "woman of royal or noble birth; daughter or wife of a ruler or prince; female ruler," a native formation, or else from Old French princesse, fem. of prince (see prince). Cf. Medieval Latin principissa, Italian principessa. As a colloquial form of address to a woman or girl, it is recorded from 1924 (as a term of address to a lover, early 15c.).