noun, plural fore·la·dies.
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If you don't they'll get down on you, sure's pussy's a cat; and then they'll make it hot for you with complaining to the forelady.The Long Day|Dorothy Richardson
The whim of a foreman or forelady, a day's sickness, a slackening in the trade, and she might be thrown out on the street.The Shadow|Mary White Ovington
And it was worth climbing five flights to have Miss Cross for a forelady.
Sooner or later I must run into a disagreeable forelady, for the experience.
Nor was the laughter the giggling kind, indulged in when the forelady was not looking.