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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A woman teacher (especially one regarded as strict).

Usage examples (36)
  • "Which proves that the schoolmistress is a knave as well as -- the other thing."
  • The schoolmistress is a very worthy woman who had lost all that she had, and was in great distress.
  • I went over to the schoolmaster's -- they have herbs there, I know -- but the schoolmistress is a mean woman, though she looks so sweet.
  • Peter felt that Nora Glynn was not the kind of schoolmistress the parish required, should he not send her away? for more
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