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a woman who owns and leases an apartment, house,
, etc., to others.
a woman who owns or runs an inn, rooming house, or boardinghouse.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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On top of that, his
is trying to put the make on him.
Frank drunkenly goes to his
's apartment late at night.
came in and gave me three days to pay the rent.
He had successfully avoided meeting his
on the staircase.
And then to his intense amazement he caught the voice of his
Between him and the truth the avarice of a sordid
interposes the curtain of a lie.
It took some time to bring the
's husband up to that pitch.
Concluding that he had returned to his senses, the
closed the door and disappeared.
He agreed to pay two guineas a week so readily, that the
regretted she had asked him so little.
The writer took the ginger-ale bottle and walked back to his rooming house where the
told him not to drink on the steps.
British Dictionary definitions for
a woman who owns and leases property
a landlord's wife
a woman who owns or runs a lodging house, pub, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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