school mistress

schoolmistress

[skool-mis-tris]
noun
a woman who presides over or teaches in a school.

Origin:
1490–1500; school1 + mistress


See -ess.
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schoolmistress (ˈskuːlˌmɪstrɪs)
 
n
a woman who teaches in or runs a school
 
'schoolmistressy
 
adj

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