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Mistress may refer to:
- Mistress (lover), a woman, other than the spouse, with whom a married individual has a continuing sexual relationship
- Schoolmistress, or female school teacher (also called a "schoolmarm"); see schoolmaster
- A dominatrix in BDSM
- A female owner of a dog
Title or form of address
- Mistress (form of address), an old-fashioned term for the lady of the house; one who is married to her husband.
- Ms, original abbreviation
- Mistress (college), a female head of a college
- Mistress of the Robes, the senior lady of the British Royal Household
- Mistress of the house of life, a title of the Egyptian goddess Isis
- Mistress of the west. The Egyptian goddess Hathor
- Mistress of the temple,the Egyptian Goddess of the underworld Nepthys.
- Mistress of the labyrinth, the lady of the labyrinth, in the palace of Knossos (Creta)
- Mistress of the house ( Greek, "Despoina"),a title applied to the Greek goddess Persephone,but also to the goddesses Demeter and Hecate.
- Mistress of the animals (Greek "potnia theron"), a title applied to the Greek goddess Artemis.
- Mistress (Greek ("potnia"),a title applied to the Greek goddesses Demeter, Persephone and Athena.
- Mistress (band), a sludge metal/grindcore band from Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
- Mistress (1992 film)
- Mistress (1987 film) starring Don Murray
- Mistresses (UK TV series)
- Mistresses (U.S. TV series), based on the UK series
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