landlady

Part of speech: noun

A woman who keeps a boarding house, or lets her property.

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Usage examples "landlady":

  1. This confusion was partly explained at the Wesson Street boarding- house, for Harkness had recently told the landlady that he expected his wife to join him soon. - "The Best Policy", Elliott Flower.
  2. My landlady has turned me out, and I have no more than the price of one meal to go on with. - "A Chair on The Boulevard", Leonard Merrick.
  3. The landlady gave the alarm at once. - "The Joyous Story of Toto", Laura E. Richards.