Duenna

Definition of Duenna

Du`en´na
n.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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