lady of the bedchamber

: one of the ladies of noble family holding the official position of personal attendant on a British queen or princess

Word History

First Known Use

1621, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lady of the bedchamber was in 1621

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“Lady of the bedchamber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%20of%20the%20bedchamber. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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