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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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postmistresspost‧mis‧tress /ˈpəʊstˌmɪstrɪs $ ˈpoʊst-/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  TCMa woman who is in charge of a post officepostmaster
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postmistressBowing out: Myrtle Milner is retiring as postmistress in the village of Wharram-le-Street, near Malton.Raybrock, Mrs, postmistress of Steepways.Belle is the postmistress for the town, and it seems her work is never done.She was postmistress of Oxford at the end of her life.
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