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landlady

n. female of landlord or owner of real property from whom one rents or leases. (See: landlord)

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Right until the 1960s, landladies behaved like camp commandants.
"I've played my share of landladies and barmaids, so someone must think I can pull it off as a landlady," says Sue, who lives in Cardiff.
Building society lenders have stopped offering buy-to-let loans or severely tightened their lending criteria form prospective landladies and landlords and many of the existing lm buy-to-let mortgage holders approaching the end of their terms.
She said the days of stern landladies checking the time their guests came in every evening were also in the past.
Famous for: Playing one of the Rovers' best-loved landladies of all time.
They were landladies of some of the town and district's finest pubs.