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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.

Etymologies

From Latin domina ("mistress"). (Wiktionary)

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