Maistress
Maistress Mais"tress, n. Mistress. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mistress — Mis tress, n. [OE. maistress, OF. maistresse, F. ma[^i]tresse, LL. magistrissa, for L. magistra, fem. of magister. See {Master}, {Mister}, and cf. {Miss} a young woman.] 1. A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who exercises… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To be one's own mistress — Mistress Mis tress, n. [OE. maistress, OF. maistresse, F. ma[^i]tresse, LL. magistrissa, for L. magistra, fem. of magister. See {Master}, {Mister}, and cf. {Miss} a young woman.] 1. A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nonesuch Records discography — This is a Nonesuch Records discography, organized by catalog number. Contents 1 Catalog number legend 2 Discography 2.1 Nonesuch 2.2 Explorer Series …   Wikipedia

  • miss — /mis/, it. /mis/ s.f., ingl. [appellativo che, in ingl., si dà a donna non sposata, equivalente a signorina ; abbrev. di mistress signora , dal fr. ant. maistress, mod. maîtresse ]. (massm.) [la migliore di un concorso di bellezza femminile: m.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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