Crossword clues for landlady
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. Female landlord
n. a landlord who is a woman
A landlady is a female landlord.
Landlady or variants may also refer to:
- The Landlady (novella) – 1847 short fantasy and gothic story (also listed as a novelette or novella) by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky
- "The Landlady" (short story) – 1959 short horror story by British writer Roald Dahl
- Bariwali (The Landlady) – 2001 Bengali film
Usage examples of "landlady".
An old jeweler who lodged next door, and for whose honesty my landlady answered, told me it was worth a hundred and fifty guineas, and asked me to let him have it if I had no better offer.
She ordered the sedan-chairs to be sent back, and went to my landlady to order an appetising repast, and to procure the chafing-dish and the spirits of wine she required for her own cooking.
Whilst he was so engaged his landlady entered, carrying a tray of appetising appearance.
I love applewood furniture, and paid a fortune in IOUs for it to a seaside landlady.
Had to find the landlady to unlock the door and bribe the cabdriver to wait.
She has already handed over the cashbook to the landlady, she can leave.
Joe took two posies out of the water in the handbasin and carried them down to his landlady, who beamed all over.
Here Jones wished her joy of her safe arrival, and then departed, in order, as he promised, to send the landlady up with some cloaths.
The hurry in which Jones had been all day engaged on account of his poor landlady and her family, the terrors occasioned by Mrs.
The landlady came on the scene and began to shriek, and Santis asked me to give him a few words apart.
After making the necessary arrangements with my landlady with regard to my meals I went to a coffeehouse to read the papers, and the first person I saw was the Marquis Desarmoises, whom I had known in Savoy.
The landlady, coming in at that moment, vouched for the truth of her assertion.
The best plan for a young woman is never to stare at any man, to pretend not to hear certain questions and certainly not to answer them, to sleep by herself in a room where there is a lock and key, or with the landlady when possible.
I found all my orders executed, and I gave twelve crowns to the landlady and took the key, telling her to light the fire at seven every morning.
I wanted to write out my account of some of the other boarders, but a domestic occurrence--a somewhat prolonged visit from the landlady, who is rather too anxious that I should be comfortable broke in upon the continuity of my thoughts, and occasioned--in short, I gave up writing for that day.