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lady–in–waiting

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noun la·dy–in–wait·ing \ˈlā-dē-in-ˈwā-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of lady–in–waiting

  • : a woman whose job is provide help to a queen or princess

Full Definition of lady–in–waiting

plural ladies–in–waiting

  1. :  a lady of a queen's or a princess's household appointed to wait on her

Circa 1860

First Known Use of lady–in–waiting

circa 1860


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