Portress



[pawr-tris, pohr-] /ˈpɔr trɪs, ˈpoʊr-/

noun
1.
a woman who has charge of a door or gate; a female doorkeeper.
/ˈpɔːtrɪs/
noun
1.
a female porter, esp a doorkeeper

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