Tiger Woods is said to have taken Ambien with a mistress before sex, with “crazy” results.
A later novel featured a U.S. vice president dropping dead in the arms of his mistress and eventually being succeeded by his wife.
Is it too much to ask that she, mistress of others, should also be mistress of herself?
In the end, Pickering chose his mistress over his congressional career and his wife.
He had made a mistress of a girl he rescued from some blasted-out village conquered by the Red Army at the end of the war.
mistress, said the slave, it will be difficult to do so during the trial.
Now, by my soul, I cannot lie, though it were to serve a friend or gain a mistress.
No accident, I hope, has happened to your mistress, young sir?
And if Sylvia had not been your wife, my mistress might have been just.
And mistress Meg will be left in the lurch, poor white-face!
early 14c., "female teacher, governess," from Old French maistresse "mistress (lover); housekeeper; governess, female teacher" (Modern French maîtresse), fem. of maistre "master" (see master (n.)). Sense of "a woman who employs others or has authority over servants" is from early 15c. Sense of "kept woman of a married man" is from early 15c.