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stewardess (n.)

1630s, "female steward," from steward (n.) + -ess. Meaning "female attendant on passenger aircraft" is from 1931; used of ships (where she waited on the female passengers) from 1837.

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Definitions of stewardess from WordNet

stewardess (n.)
a woman steward on an airplane;
Synonyms: air hostess / hostess
From wordnet.princeton.edu