noun, plural fore·la·dies.
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Mrs. Hall had been a forelady in a New York private dressmaking establishment.
All this I had from the forelady in between her finding out everything there was to know about me.
She is such a very nice person, our forelady—quiet, attractive, neat as a pin.
It was almost twelve o'clock and no harm in calling the "forelady" in the cotton blouse department of the big factory.Exit Betty|Grace Livingston Hill
Now, into my tone, as I spoke to the forelady bending over her account book, I put all the force I knew.The Woman Who Toils|Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst