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  • n. Plural form of landlady.


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  • Not infrequently the landladies are the chief violators of their own unwritten law against the pianists.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • But with no guests to torment, the landladies turn and begin to devour each other.

    Grace Dent's TV OD: Three In A Bed

  •            If I want to shower … I shower downstairs in my landladies shower.

    Turn Me On

  • Nora is the bisexual diva that lives in the landladies second bedroom.

    Turn Me On

  • He had to make sure the landladies understood that locking up for the night, indeed locking the guests out, at nine in the evening would not be acceptable.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Gino was shocked to find that some landladies were reluctant to take children.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • As with the original Isherwood stories, the action indeed gets along with the help of idiotic remarks made by bigoted landladies, and the wheels are greased by flashy talk of easy money and easy sex.

    The 2,000-Year-Old Panic

  • They were, his note said, his landladies as well as trusted friends, and they had his highest recommendation.

    Clockwork Angel

  • Emboldened, Parmentier proceeds to plant potatoes on a plot near the Invalides, but all he gains is the enmity of the landladies, the nuns of a nearby convent, and a dismissal from his position of Apothecary of the Invalides.

    More about Potatoes in France

  • Maybe also where you could stay cool and not have to futz with evil landladies?

    How are you?


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