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milady

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noun mi·la·dy \mi-ˈlā-dē, US also mī-\

Definition of milady

  1. 1 :  an Englishwoman of noble or gentle birth

  2. 2 :  a woman of fashion



Examples of milady

  1. <the 18th-century quack Franz Anton Mesmer specialized in the curing of those mysterious ailments to which pampered miladies seem especially prone>



Origin of milady

French, from English my lady


First Known Use: 1778


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