Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who gives money for goods supplied or services rendered.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It seems to me that Prendergast would do better not to confront his paymaster or paymistress in public – after all Translink is now effectively a provincial agency – but rather come up with a face saving strategy that allows the provincial government to come to the table with a realistic set of proposals.

    10 « June « 2009 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • But it is work one traditionally must do to continue drawing wages from the sexual paymistress.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Porn Myth Myth

  • They included Monica Silingela, an administration clerk and paymistress for the department of health and welfare, who reported the money missing.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • ` ` I am aware that you would not, and you are the promptest paymistress I ever knew. ''

    Poor and proud; or, The fortunes of Katy Redburn, a story for young folks

  • "I am aware that you would not, and you are the promptest paymistress I ever knew."

    Poor and Proud, or the Fortunes of Katy Redburn: a Story for Young Folks

  • It seems to me that Prendergast would do better not to confront his paymaster (or paymistress) in public - after all Translink is now effectively a provincial agency - but rather come up with a face saving strategy that allows the provincial government to come to the table with a realistic set of proposals.

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