ladylove

[ley-dee-luhv]
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Origin of ladylove

First recorded in 1725–35; lady + love
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Historical Examples of ladylove

  • As he had told his ladylove, he was neither a child nor a fool.

    Therese Raquin

    Emile Zola

  • We called my grandmother "Ladylove," because I guess that is what my grandfather called her.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • Nobody ever called her anything else but Ladylove, not "Gran'ma" or anything like that.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • Just then Ladylove—my grandmother—came out of the side door.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler

  • That was the way my grandmother Ladylove was, as old as old, and nobody ever loved trees the way she did.

    Swatty

    Ellis Parker Butler


British Dictionary definitions for ladylove

ladylove

noun
  1. rare a beloved woman
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