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di•rec•tress

(dɪˈrɛk trɪs, daɪ-)

n.
a woman who is a director.
[1570–80]
usage: See -ess.
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Ever busily winding the golden thread which bound her husband, and her father, and herself, and her old directress and companion, in a life of quiet bliss, Lucie sat in the still house in the tranquilly resounding corner, listening to the echoing footsteps of years.
I thought it would have been so pleasant to have looked out upon a garden planted with flowers and trees, so amusing to have watched the demoiselles at their play; to have studied female character in a variety of phases, myself the while sheltered from view by a modest muslin curtain, whereas, owing doubtless to the absurd scruples of some old duenna of a directress, I had now only the option of looking at a bare gravelled court, with an enormous "pas de geant" in the middle, and the monotonous walls and windows of a boys' school-house round.
Katerina Ivanovna, who certainly was upset and very tired, as well as heartily sick of the dinner, at once cut short Amalia Ivanovna, saying "she knew nothing about it and was talking nonsense, that it was the business of the laundry maid, and not of the directress of a high- class boarding-school to look after /die Wasche/, and as for novel- reading, that was simply rudeness, and she begged her to be silent.
Meanwhile it was seen that the school directress show reaction to press members by asking them 'how did you learn?
NNA - Let Lebanon remain an open arena for encounter and dialogue, such as NNA Directress Laure Sleiman's call during a linguist Fares Sleiman's book-signing ceremony at Jbeil Convent for Girls today.
The woman member provincial assembly Miraj Humayun, executive directress of ABKT Mrs Shad Begum, additional secretary social welfare Kyber Pakhtunkhwa Adil Shah, assistant commissioner Timergara Muhammad Ayaz Mohmand, ABKTs Jamhori Maidan programme divisional manager Fayaz Muhammad Iqbal, gender specialist Dr Niaz and social officers from Dir Lower, Dir Upper and Malakand spoke on the occasion.
Thirty percent of the parents refuse to receive their daughters after their conviction period ends, said Ebtisam Al-Dalaei, directress of the girls' protection house and social hospitality in Jeddah.
ZulleHuma and Isma Ezaz, Directress Students Affair, of the University also attended the function.
As a member of All Saints Church, she served on the vestry and served twice as directress of the Altar Guild.
Population of approximately 30 students in kindergarten and school * The early learning team was composed of three provincially certified teachers, all with extensive training in Froebel methodology and philosophy Montessori * Montessori situated in a private school located downtown in a small Canadian city * Montessori program offered to children from ages years to 6, whereupon they transition to a non-Montessori Grade 1 class * Class had 12 children * Directress had provincial teaching certification and received her Montessori training from Renilda Montessori, Maria Montessori's granddaughter Note.
Schoolmates and friends, along with the school principal and managing directress, also visited the pupil, who is waiting for doctor's orders on whether he will need surgery.
Louisa Block's sister, Eleanor, who, like Louisa, married a Jewish pioneer in Cincinnati in 1829, was second directress of the Hebrew Ladies' United Sewing Society of Cincinnati: (Occident, vol.