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Lady

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(1):

(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.

(2):

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

(3):

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

(4):

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

(5):

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

(6):

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

(7):

(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.

(8):

(n.) A wife; - not now in approved usage.

(9):

(a.) Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Lady'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/l/lady.html. 1828.

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