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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Lady


LA'DY, noun

1. A woman of distinction. Originally, the title of lady was given to the daughters of earls and others in high rank, but by custom, the title belongs to any woman of genteel education.

2. A word of complaisance; used of women.

3. Mistress; the female who presides or has authority over a manor or a family.