porteress

por·ter·ess

 (pôr′tər-ĭs)
n.
Variant of portress.

porteress

(ˈpɔːtərɪs)
n
(Professions) another name for portress
References in classic literature ?
The porteress who opened it was of such beauty that the eyes of the man were quite dazzled, and he was the more astonished as he saw clearly that she was no slave.
Still she did not deem it necessary to conceal her employer's poverty, which was soon divulged to the porteress, and by her to the bourgeois.
Remy had sent for the box-keeper to the Rue de Provence, close to the Opera, where she was engaged as a porteress.