noun, plural mother superiors, mothers superior.
Origin of mother superior
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The Mother-Superior leaned to her, and threw a strong, tender arm about the fleshy shoulders.
The Mother-Superior drew her swiftly out of the sick child's hearing and sight.
The mother-superior smiled, gave the benediction, and retired.
The mother-superior took the votaress at her word, and left her then and there.
And the mother-superior, being a sensible woman, agreed to engage a certain number of teachers from the outer world.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman