duenna

[n] - (Spain
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Duenna

Du·en'na noun ; plural Duennas . [ Spanish dueña , doña , from Latin domina . See Dame .] 1. The chief lady in waiting on the queen of Spain. Brande. 2. An elderly lady holding a station between a governess and compani...
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duenna

Origin: Sp. Duena, dona, fr. L. Domina. See Dame. ... 1. The chief lady in waiting on the queen of Spain. ... 2. An elderly lady holding a station between a governess and companion, and appointed to have charge over the younger ladies in a Spanish or a Portuguese family. ... 3. Any old woman who is employed to guard a younger one; a governess. ... ...
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duenna

noun a woman chaperon
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Duenna

• (n.) An elderly lady holding a station between a governess and companion, and appointed to have charge over the younger ladies in a Spanish or a Portuguese family. • (n.) The chief lady in waiting on the queen of Spain. • (n.) Any old woman who is employed to guard a younger one; a governess.
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Duenna

Formerly, a Duenna was the chief lady-in-waiting on the Queen of Spain. In a more general sense, the term was used to describe an elderly female holding a middle station between a governess and companion, appointed to take charge of the younger female members of Spanish and Portuguese families.
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duenna

governess; chaperone
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