School-mistress

  • 1 school mistress — noun (C) especially BrE a female teacher, especially in a private school (=one that parents pay to send their children to) …

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  • 2 Adversity is a great school-mistress, as many a poor fellow knows, that hath whimpered over his less… — Adversity is a great school mistress, as many a poor fellow knows, that hath whimpered over his lesson before her awfull chair. См. Беды человека научают мудрости …

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  • 3 Mistress Fortune — Cover of the original Japanese volume featuring Kisaki and Giniro 絶対覚醒天使ミストレス☆フォーチュン (Zettai Kakusei Tenshi Misutoresu Fōchun) …

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  • 4 Mistress — may refer to: Mistress (lover), a woman, other than the spouse, with whom a married individual has a continuing sexual relationship Schoolmistress, or female school teacher (also called a schoolmarm ). The term is now obsolete in the UK; see… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 Mistress (1987 film) — Mistress is a 1987 made for TV movie starring Victoria Principal as Rae Colton, a beautiful woman in her middle thirties who is having an affair with a rich, married man named Wyn Brooks (Don Murray). Synopsis Rae had originally came to Hollywood …

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  • 7 Mistress Pamela — is a 1974 British drama film directed by Jim O Connolly and starring Ann Michelle, Julian Barnes, Dudley Foster, Anna Quayle and Anthony Sharp. It was based on the 1740 novel Pamela by Samuel Richardson.[1][2] Cast Ann Michelle Pamela Andrews… …

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  • 8 Mistress Masham's Repose — (1946) is a novel by T. H. White that describes the adventures of a girl who discovers a group of Lilliputians, a race of tiny people from Jonathan Swift s satirical classic Gulliver s Travels. The story is set in Northamptonshire, England,… …

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  • 9 Mistress — (engl., spr. missis, »Herrin, Gebieterin«), Prädikat verheirateter Frauen, die nicht den Titel Lady (s. d.) führen. Heiratet eine Lady einen titellosen Herrn (Mister), so verbleibt ihr für ihre Person der Titel Lady. In der förmlichen Sprache,… …

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  • 10 School Sisters of Notre Dame —     School Sisters of Notre Dame     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► School Sisters of Notre Dame     A religious community devoted to education. In the United Sates they have conducted parish schools and orphanages in numerous archdioceses and… …

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  • 11 school dame — noun The mistress of a dame school (qv under ↑dame1) • • • Main Entry: ↑school …

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  • 12 Mistress fortune — Infobox animanga/Header name = Absolute Awakening Angel: Mistress Fortune caption = ja kanji = 絶対覚醒天使ミストレス☆フォーチュン ja romaji = Zettai Kakusei Tenshi Misutoresu ☆ Fochun genre = Infobox animanga/Manga title = Absolute Awakening Angel: Mistress… …

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  • 13 mistress */ — UK [ˈmɪstrəs] / US noun [countable] Word forms mistress : singular mistress plural mistresses 1) a woman who is having a sexual relationship with a married man 2) a woman who is in control of a situation mistress of: Helen is very much mistress… …

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  • 14 school teacher — noun a teacher in a school below the college level (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑schoolteacher • Hypernyms: ↑teacher, ↑instructor • Hyponyms: ↑games master, ↑games mistress, ↑ …

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  • 15 school — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. See school, assemblage. II Educational institution Nouns 1. school, academy, university, alma mater, college, multiversity, land grant college, cluster college, junior college, community college,… …

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  • 16 school — noun ⇨ See also ↑high school ADJECTIVE ▪ nursery ▪ comprehensive, first, grammar, junior, middle, prep, preparatory, s …

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  • 17 School Days (novel) — Infobox Book name = School Days title orig = translator = image caption = The first edition of School Days . author = Robert B. Parker illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Spenser genre = Detective… …

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  • 18 mistress — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ former ▪ young … OF MISTRESSES ▪ string (esp. BrE) ▪ The king kept a string of mistresses. VERB + MISTRESS …

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  • 19 mistress — /ˈmɪstrəs / (say mistruhs) noun 1. a woman who has authority or control; the female head of a household or some other establishment. 2. a woman employing, or in authority over, servants or attendants. 3. a female owner, as of a slave, horse, dog …

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  • 20 mistress — noun Etymology: Middle English maistresse, from Anglo French mestresse, feminine of mestre master more at master Date: 14th century 1. a woman who has power, authority, or ownership: as a. the female head of a household b. a woman who employs or… …

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