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ladies

noun
plural of lady

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1 an adult female human being
  • "ladies and gentlemen, please observe closely," said the magician

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2 a female partner in a marriage
  • in public the husband was frequently seen holding hands with his lady

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3 a woman of high birth or social position
  • the ladies of the royal court were all dressed extravagantly

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4 a female romantic companion
  • when do we get to meet your new lady?

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The first known use of ladies was in 1918

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“Ladies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ladies. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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