mistress

Part of speech: noun

A woman in authority.

Part of speech: noun

A title of a married woman; written Mrs. and pronounced missis.

Part of speech: noun

A woman who unlawfully fills the place of a wife.

Part of speech: noun

A woman skilled in something.

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Usage examples "mistress":

  1. Oh, you might leave me and go with your present mistress! - "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
  2. Come, mistress- pray answer to this. - "Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia", William Gilmore Simms.
  3. I remember when Dr. Pretyman ordered it for my poor dear mistress. - "The Young Duke", Benjamin Disraeli.