But if the Hitchcocks want food, they call Chasen's and Mrs. Chasen sees that dinner is sent over.
Mrs. Astor managed to pen her initials near, though not in, the boxes designating the changes.
Sometimes, the kids would make fun of Mrs. Johnston in the lunchroom, that she cried in class and everything.
By the time Salinger sat down to write a story titled "Mrs. Hincher," he was deeply frustrated.
Mrs. Deshales ordered an ambulance, which managed to scare off Wahlberg and his pals.
I would to-day if I were going up there, and Mrs. Mason would give me some sandwiches.
He dined with the upper mess so that Mrs. Flynn could devote herself to Pen.
Mrs. Armstrong's air of excitement was very much in evidence.
The Secretary laughed so richly and so heartily that all but Mrs. Flynn joined him.
He talked to Mrs. Halliday about one thing and another, and kept on talking.
1580s, abbreviation of mistress (q.v.), originally in all uses of that word. The plural Mmes. is an abbreviation of French mesdames, plural of madame, used in English to serve as the plural of Mrs., which is lacking. Pronunciation "missis" was considered vulgar at least into 18c. (cf missus). The Mrs. "one's wife" is from 1920.