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One entry found for mistress.
Main Entry: mis·tress
Pronunciation: primarystressmis-trschwas
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English maistresse "mistress," from early French mestresse (same meaning), a feminine form of mestre "master" --related to MASTER
1 : a woman who has control or authority like that of a master <the mistress of the household>
2 : something considered as a female that rules or directs
3 : a woman to whom a man is not married and with whom he has a sexual relationship
4 -- used formerly as a title before the name of a woman

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