Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, a title formerly given to an honorable woman who held a barony in her own right.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (O. Eng. Law) Lady; a lady; -- a title formerly given to noble ladies who held a barony in their own right.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The head of a nunnery.
  • noun A dominatrix.

Etymologies

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From Latin domina ("mistress").

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