Definition of 'lady of the house'
Example sentences containing 'lady of the house'
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The lady of the house insists on it.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Malory: The Life and Times of King Arthur's Chronicler (2005) THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
Her son was staying with a school chum so she rang the lady of the house and asked her to shield him.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
Definition of lady of the house from the Collins English Dictionary
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