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Lady Luck

noun, (sometimes lowercase)
the personification of luck as a lady bringing good or bad fortune:
Lady Luck was against us and we lost the game.
Origin of Lady Luck
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Wildcat sought a smile in the frown which had gathered on Lady Luck's features.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • Lady Luck, Epworth exclaimed as he stepped out on the top of the airship.

    The Moon Colony William Dixon Bell
  • However, Lady Luck wasn't letting him have everything his own way.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • He was up against a proposition of putting his entire trust in Lady Luck.

    Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol

    Henry Harley Arnold
  • I don' need nuthin' 'ceptin' Lily an' Lady Luck—an' mebbe a slug o' gin.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • And Lady Luck smiled on him twice, because he discovered with mounting joy that the uniform wasn't a bad fit at all.

    Dave Dawson with the R.A.F R. Sidney Bowen
  • She was one homely sharecropper, that was a fact, but she had a nice feel for Lady Luck.

    Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
  • But if Lady Luck answered it was simply the mocking laughter that he still imagined to be ringing in his ears.

    Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen
  • Three hours later these two agents of Lady Luck engaged in a little hard work in their search for easy money.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • With Lily at his heels, the favourite of Lady Luck made his way into the midnight fog which lay above the city.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
British Dictionary definitions for Lady Luck

Lady Luck

the personification of fortune or chance
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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