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lady

 
 
pronunciation:
leI di
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word History
part of speech: noun
inflections: ladies
definition: a polite word for woman or girl.
Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention please?
similar words:
female, girl, woman
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Word History
Lady comes from an Old English word that means "kneader or maker of the bread."