1752, in the meaning defined above
after Lady Bountiful, character in The Beaux' Stratagem (1707), play by George Farquhar †1707 British dramatist born in Ireland
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“Lady bountiful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%20bountiful. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.
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