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lady subst. die Dame f
  die Frau f
  die Lady f
lady doctor subst.   die Ärztin f
lady next door subst.   die Nachbarsfrau f
lady of the house subst.   die Hausherrin f
lady professor subst.   die Professorin f
lady visitor subst.   der Damenbesuch m
lady's maid subst.   die Zofe f
lady-in-waiting subst. die Hofdame f
lady-killer subst. der Frauenheld m
  der Herzensbrecher m
ladybird subst. der Marienkäfer m
ladybirds subst. pl die Marienkäfer m
ladybug subst. der Marienkäfer m
ladykiller subst. der Frauenheld m
ladylike adj. damenhaft
  vornehm
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Lady - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia a.new,#quickbar a.new{color:#ba0000} /* cache key: enwiki:resourceloader:filter:minify-css:4:f2a9127573a22335c2a9102b208c73e7 */ Lady From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: , For other uses, see Lady (disambiguation). This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Please improve this article by introducing more precise citations. (June 2010) The word lady is a polite term for a woman, specifically the female equivalent to, or spouse of, a lord or gentleman, and in many contexts a term for any adult woman. Once relating specifically to women of high social class or status, over the last 300 years it has spread to embrace all adult women, though in some contexts may still be used to evoke a concept of "lady-like" standards of behaviour. Portrait of Augusta, Lady Gregory, who some thought embodied the classical attributes of a lady.

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The word comes from Old English hl?fdige; the first part of the word is a mutated form of hl?f, "loaf, bread", also seen in the corresponding hl?ford, "lord". The second part is usually taken to be from the root dig-, "to knead", seen also in dough; the sense development from bread-kneader, or bread-maker, or bread-shaper, to the ordinary meaning, though not clearly to be traced historically, may be illustrated by that of "lord". The primary meaning of "mistress of a household" is ... mehr

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