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ladykin

[ley-dee-kin]
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noun
  1. (often used as a term of endearment) a little lady.
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Origin of ladykin

First recorded in 1850–55; lady + -kin
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Examples from the Web for ladykin

Historical Examples

  • A diminutive form of this was by our ladykin which was contracted into by our lakin.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8

    Charles H. Sylvester

  • Oh, Ladykin, wouldn't you, couldn't you please say something curly?

    The Sick-a-Bed Lady

    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

  • He was always telling Ladykin that she smelled of raspberry jam.

    The Sick-a-Bed Lady

    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

  • Ladykin chose green and blue and pink and red and yellow, also purple.

    The Sick-a-Bed Lady

    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott

  • There were times, you think, when Ladykin wished that her Mother was a sea-gull.

    The Sick-a-Bed Lady

    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott