Origin of mistress
Related formsmis·tressed, adjectivemis·tress-ship, noun
Examples from the Web for mistress
He said, too, that after being accepted as a slave to Mistress Couple, he has made massive strides psychologically.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.
She broods on a portrait of her mistress, happy that it cannot say “you are not mine.”Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had made a mistress of a girl he rescued from some blasted-out village conquered by the Red Army at the end of the war.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a teenager, I was the mistress of his brother—who ‘gave’ me as a gift to the sultan.
As soon as the slave saw him enter, she ran to inform her mistress.
Armed men, my mistress -- armed men riding towards Basildene!In the Days of Chivalry|Evelyn Everett-Green
That artful girl soon discovered what had escaped her mistress's observation.A Terrible Temptation|Charles Reade
"Good-morning, mistress," said he familiarly, approaching Madame Desvarennes.Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
Nor was any mistress ever so beautiful and divine as this one, appointed to possess and be adored by us.A Pessimist|Robert Timsol