usage note for directress
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How to use directress in a sentence
I fought and fought with the directress, a teacher of elocution, who tried to make me mouth my words in the old style.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
Not only were those working at Cecilia's trousseau young and merry, but, from the directress herself, they were all pretty.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds
Whereupon she arranged the reception to suit herself; that is, so as to remain directress of the occasion.The Prince of India, Volume I|Lew. Wallace
A Montessori directress does no common "teaching," but she is called upon for very skillful and very tiring effort.
This method is, of course, practical only where the directress lives among the families of her scholars.