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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman flight attendant. See Usage Note at -ess.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female steward
  • n. A female flight attendant

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A female steward; specifically, a woman employed in passenger vessels to attend to the wants of female passengers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female steward; specifically, a woman who waits upon women in passenger-vessels, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman steward on an airplane

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