noun, plural landladies.
a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house, land, etc., to others.
a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse.

1530–40; land + lady Unabridged
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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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Example sentences
On top of that, his landlady is trying to put the make on him.
Frank drunkenly goes to his landlady's apartment late at night.
The landlady came in and gave me three days to pay the rent.
He had successfully avoided meeting his landlady on the staircase.
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