lady-in-waiting


la·dy–in–wait·ing

noun \ˈlā-dē-in-ˈwā-tiŋ\

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

plural ladies–in–waiting

Full Definition of LADY-IN-WAITING

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

First Known Use of LADY-IN-WAITING

circa 1860

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