lady-in-waiting

noun
la·dy-in-wait·ing | \ˈlā-dē-in-ˈwā-tiŋ \
plural ladies-in-waiting

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

1703, in the meaning defined above

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ladyhood

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ladyish

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lady-killing

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