landlady

[ land-ley-dee ]
/ ˈlændˌleɪ di /

noun, plural land·la·dies.

a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, land, etc., to others.
a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse.

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Origin of landlady

First recorded in 1530–40; land + lady
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British Dictionary definitions for landlady

landlady
/ (ˈlændˌleɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dies

a woman who owns and leases property
a landlord's wife
a woman who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc
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