Definition of Mistresses

1. Noun. (plural of mistress) ¹



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Definition of Mistresses

1. mistress [n] - See also: mistress

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistresses

mistransliterating
mistransliteration
mistransliterations
mistreading
mistreadings
mistreat
mistreated
mistreater
mistreaters
mistreating
mistreatment
mistreatments
mistreats
mistresse
mistresses
mistressless
mistressship
mistressships
mistrial
mistrials
mistris
mistrist
mistrow
mistrowed
mistrowing
mistrows
mistrust
mistrusted
mistruster

Literary usage of Mistresses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Early Quaker Education in Pennsylvania by Thomas Woody (1920)
"Of a long list of Quaker masters, and mistresses too, for they employed women from the very earliest date, it will be impossible in the brief space of this ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The system," says Harris, the latest biographer of Raikes, " was founded on, and supported by, voluntary effort; paid masters and mistresses were at first ..."

3. The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events by Leigh Hunt (1859)
"Charles the Second; his Walks, Amusements, and Mistresses.—The Mulberry Gardens.—Swift, Prior, Richardson ... The Mistresses of that King, and of his Son. ..."

4. English Poetry (1170-1892). by John Matthews Manley (1907)
"ROBERT HERRICK (1591-1674) UPON THE LOSS OF HIS Mistresses I have lost, and lately, these Many dainty mistresses: Stately Julia, prime of all; Sapho next, ..."

5. Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1901)
"Amours of the King—La Valliere— Montespan — Scandalous Publicity—Temper of Madame de Montespan— Her Unbearable Haughtiness — Other Mistresses — Madame de ..."

6. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"... be kept in their services and carried with their masters and mistresses into the country ; and had not public charity provided for these poor creatures, ..."

7. The Cinema; Its Present Position and Future Possibilities by National Council of Public Morals, Cinema Commission of Inquiry (1917)
"You represent the Head Mistresses' Conference ?—Yes. 8. Do I take it, therefore, ... No, only the head mistresses of public secondary schools. 5. ..."

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