usage note for preceptress
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How to use preceptress in a sentence
None the less however did our worthy preceptress take occasion to remonstrate.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
And this was the correct schoolmistress, the preceptress and example of all the virtues!Two Men of Sandy Bar|Bret Harte
The habits of spoiled children are not to be changed by the most skilful preceptress, without the aid of time.Tales And Novels, Volume 2 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Even “Momsey,” whom she worshipped, could not cross a room as did the preceptress of Lakeview Hall.
Nan cried, putting up her lips for the warm kiss the preceptress gave her.