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Correct spelling:
governess
Definition:
A lady intrusted with the care and instruction of children or young ladies.

Synonyms:

noun
baby-sitter
child-care worker, day-care provider, mother's helper, babysitter, baby sitter.
nanny
Wet nurse.
nursemaid
nurserymaid, nursemaid, ayahs, ayah.
person
governess.
sitter
baby-sitter.
tutor
guardian, duenna, mistress, nanny, teacher, Tutoress.
Examples of usage:
  1. She herself talked of coming home here to be a governess;- by Jove! – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  2. It was finally agreed that Virginia should be educated for the office of governess, and that when she was old enough Lady Hercules would take her under her august protection; but her ladyship did do her some service. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  3. O sir, I am nothing but a poor governess, pray let me go. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  4. She was governess to Miss Darrell- that was Miss Darrell. – What Will He Do With It, Book 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. " Under the circumstances I am afraid Flurry will have to lose her governess," he said, not looking at me, however, but at mother; and though I opened my lips to reply, my mother answered for me. – Esther A Book for Girls by Rosa Nouchette Carey

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