Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female author, designer, producer, or performer of any work.

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Examples

  • Miss Fortune was not the pleasantest work-mistress in the world, and Ellen was apt to wish to be doing something else; but after all this was not amiss.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • Miss Fortune was not the pleasantest work-mistress in the world, and Ellen was apt to wish to be doing something else; but, after all, this was not amiss.

    The Wide, Wide World

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