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mistress
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who exercises authority, is chief, etc.; the female head of a family, a school, etc.
3. A woman regarded with love and devotion; she who has command over one's heart; a beloved object; a sweetheart.
4. A woman filling the place, but without the rights, of a wife; a concubine; a loose woman with whom one consorts habitually.
5. A title of courtesy formerly prefixed to the name of a woman, married or unmarried, but now superseded by the contracted forms, Mrs., for a married, and Miss, for an unmarried, woman.
6. A married woman; a wife.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To wait upon a mistress; to be courting.
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