Definitions for "Governess"
A female governor; a woman invested with authority to control and direct; especially, one intrusted with the care and instruction of children, -- usually in their homes.
A Governess is an experienced professional childcare provider with a formal educational background who works in a private home or estate on a full or part-time basis. The Governess provides exceptional care and education to children of the residence. Most all Governesses are live-in employees who reside in private quarters in the home or on the Estate.
a woman entrusted with the care and supervision of a child (especially in a private home)
Keywords:  butler, servants, hall, domestic, glass
a domestic, only her place is not the servants' hall, and she is paid not quite so well as the butler who serves her her glass of wine
a college educated professional