from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman employed as a houseparent.
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- n. a woman employed in a residence for young people to look after them
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The mother of a family; the female head of a household, or of a family community.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman employed as a chaperon in a residence for young people
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