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Lady (IPA: /ˈɫeɪdi/)


Lady (n.)

A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.

Lady (n.)

A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; -- a feminine correlative of lord.

Lady (n.)

A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.

Lady (n.)

A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.

Lady (n.)

A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; -- the feminine correlative of gentleman.

Lady (n.)

A wife; -- not now in approved usage.

Lady (n.)

The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; -- so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

Lady (a.)

Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

Lady ()

The day of the annunciation of the Virgin Mary, March 25. See Annunciation.

Lady

Title of address for a noble woman

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Single by Kenny Rogers

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Example Sentence (Quote)

"[A naked duck lady has just been shown in a bathtub with bare breasts]" - The Nostalgia Critic/Season 1

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [From Lady Marchmont]: Vanity is the real lever with which Archimedes said he could move the earth ;" - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat." - P. J. O'Rourke

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A lady of a certain age, which means Certainly aged." - Don Juan (Byron)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A lady richly clad as she, Beautiful exceedingly." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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