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usage note for headmistress
OTHER WORDS FROM headmistressheadmistress-ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for headmistress
“You must stop baring your midriff,” scolded her headmistress.The 15 Most Cringeworthy Bits From Leandra Medine’s New Memoir|Emilia Petrarca|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her clothes are sold at Barneys, all over Europe and Asia, and are quite fitted, with provocative names like "HeadMistress Dress."
At the door she came face to face with Miss Bennet, the headmistress.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
She was tall and thin, angular and severe, a typical headmistress, stern and unyielding.The Imaginary Marriage|Henry St. John Cooper
Foremost amongst these was Mrs. Liang, mother of Ling Ai, the headmistress of the girls' school.The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's|A. Mildred Cable
Her position here is one of the best of its kind, for she is practically headmistress.Tom and Some Other Girls|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
It is said she was a stern headmistress, but she stood for all that was fine, and meant a great deal to Georgetown.A Portrait of Old George Town|Grace Dunlop Ecker