Land-lady

landlady

[land-ley-dee]
noun, plural landladies.
1.
a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, land, etc., to others.
2.
a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse.

Origin:
1530–40; land + lady

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landlady (ˈlændˌleɪdɪ)
 
n , pl -dies
1.  a woman who owns and leases property
2.  a landlord's wife
3.  a woman who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc

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