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Ladies Aid

noun
1.
a local organization of women who raise money for their church.
Origin of Ladies Aid
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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  • Some women join the Ladies Aid and use the lemon extravagantly.

    Treading the Narrow Way R. E. Barrett
  • I belonged to the Ladies Aid and we took care of the wounded and refugees sent from New Ulm.

  • Thus the Ladies Aid Association, with flushed cheeks and shrill voices.

    A Singular Life Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • But it was evident, too, that the girl had been roused to fury by what she had heard at the meeting of the Ladies Aid Society.

  • Mother would die, and the Ladies Aid faint in a body, if we gave them sandwiches for dinner.

    Winona of the Camp Fire Margaret Widdemer

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