Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A female instructor; a preceptress.

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

  • noun A woman who instructs; a preceptress; a governess.

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

  • noun A female instructor.

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

  • noun a woman instructor

Etymologies

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From instructor +‎ -ess.

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