The Meaning of lady

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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.

Ladybird

n.
Any one of numerous species of small beetles of the genus Coccinella and allied genera (family Coccinellidae); -- called also ladybug, ladyclock, lady cow, lady fly, and lady beetle. Coccinella seplempunctata in one of the common European species. See Coccinella.

Ladybug

n.
Same as Ladybird.

Ladyclock

n.
See Ladyrird.

Lady

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

Ladyfish

n.
A large, handsome oceanic fish (Albula vulpes), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also bonefish, grubber, French mullet, and macabe.

Ladyfish

n.
A labroid fish (Harpe rufa) of Florida and the West Indies.

Ladyhood

n.
The state or quality of being a lady; the personality of a lady.

Lady-killer

n.
A gallant who captivates the hearts of women.

Lady-killing

n.
The art or practice of captivating the hearts of women.

Ladykin

n.
A little lady; -- applied by the writers of Queen Elizabeth's time, in the abbreviated form Lakin, to the Virgin Mary.

Ladylike

a.
Like a lady in appearance or manners; well-bred.

Ladylike

a.
Becoming or suitable to a lady; as, ladylike manners.
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