- a woman in charge of a post office.
Origin of postmistress
Examples from the Web for postmistress
Historical Examples of postmistress
The letter was then produced, and examined by the postmistress.Auld Licht Idylls
J. M. Barrie
“There must be a hole in the mail-pouch,” said the postmistress, in gentle distress.A Young Man in a Hurry
Robert W. Chambers
That's why she didn't think she was going to be postmistress long.
The result was Abbie's application for the position of postmistress.
I tried to wake the postmistress, when he heard me and I had to run for my life.The Launch Boys' Adventures in Northern Waters
Edward S. Ellis