from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The head of a nunnery.
- n. A dominatrix.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Lady; a lady; -- a title formerly given to noble ladies who held a barony in their own right.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a title formerly given to an honorable woman who held a barony in her own right.
So the presence of the leader's wife or girlfriend wasn't necessarily against Procedures; all that probably changed was the title, if people started calling her queen instead of 'domina'.
Itaque timidissimo murmure votum feci et 'domina' inquam 'Venus, si ego hunc puerum basiavero, ita ut ille non sensiat, cras illi par columbarum donabo.'
The widowed domina will be getting very cozy with a new man — a Roman, not a slave this time — during a decadent party held at the former House of Batiatus.
The domina survived the House of Batiatus slaughter, but is not the Lucretia we once knew.
The domina offered up one of her virgin slaves to Varrus' smarm-meister friend Cossutius, who roughly deflowered her with the help of a gladiator chosen specifically for his filthiness.
No sé que tienen tus ojos, no sé que tiene tu boca que domina mis antojos
O vis superba formae, a goddess beauty is, whom the very gods adore, nam pulchros dii amant; she is Amoris domina, love's harbinger, love's loadstone, a witch, a charm, &c.
Ipse verò super solium longum sedebat et latum sicut lectus, totum deauratum, ad quod ascendebatur tribus gradibus, et vna domina iuxta eum.
Ego autem indutus preciosioribus vestibus accepi in pectore puluinar, quod erat valde pulchrum, et biblium quod dederatis mihi, psalterium pulcherrimum, quod dederat mihi domina regina, in quo erant picturæ pulchræ.
Et quando faciunt festum magnum, tunc omnes plaudunt manibus et saltant ad vocem citharæ, viri coram Domino, et mulieres coram domina.
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