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milady also miladi (mi-LAY-dee) noun
1. An English gentlewoman or a woman member of the aristocracy.
2. A woman of fashion.
[From French, from English my lady.]
"Plus, milady didn't like her hairstyle messed up." Miranda Sawyer; Clutches of the Law; Guardian (London, UK); Mar 6, 2004.
"The management boasted of the flame-red 'body-form" chairs, which were guaranteed not to 'cause runs in milady's sheerest hose.'" Dan Barry; Fading To Memory, And Beyond; The New York Times; Feb 25, 2004.
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