Etymology
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postmistress (n.)

"woman who has charge of a post office," 1690s, from post (n.3) + mistress. Compare postmaster.

updated on September 17, 2020

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Definitions of postmistress from WordNet

postmistress (n.)
a woman postmaster;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.