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milady

or mi·la·di

[mi-ley-dee]
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noun, plural mi·la·dies.
  1. an English noblewoman (often used as a term of address).
  2. a woman regarded as having fashionable or expensive tastes: milady's spring wardrobe.

Origin of milady

1830–40; < French < English my lady
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Examples from the Web for miladi

Historical Examples

  • Impossible, miladi; dere 's nobody livin' in dese houses at all.

    The Daltons, Volume I (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • I have been telling Miladi about our frightened refugee, and she wishes to see you.

  • It was elicited that she had not been allowed to see the English miladi.

    That Stick

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • What do you and Miladi think of these two Lines of his which returned to me the other day?

  • She looked wistfully at miladi, who took up the rest of the journey.

    A Little Girl in Old Quebec

    Amanda Millie Douglas


British Dictionary definitions for miladi

milady

miladi

noun plural -dies
  1. (formerly) a continental title used for an English gentlewoman
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