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lords-and-ladies

[ lawrdz-uhn-ley-deez ]
/ ˈlɔrdz ənˈleɪ diz /
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noun, plural lords-and-la·dies.
(used with a singular verb) cuckoopint.
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Origin of lords-and-ladies

First recorded in 1750–60
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lords-and-ladies

noun
(functioning as singular) another name for cuckoopint
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