schoolmistress


school·mis·tress

noun \-ˌmis-trəs\

: a woman who teaches in a school

Full Definition of SCHOOLMISTRESS

:  a woman who teaches school
school·mis·tressy \-trə-sē\ adjective

First Known Use of SCHOOLMISTRESS

15th century

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