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milady

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

Definition of MILADY

1
:  an Englishwoman of noble or gentle birth
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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