Definition of Ladyship

1. Noun. A title used to address any peeress except a duchess. "Her Ladyship"

Generic synonyms: Title



Definition of Ladyship

1. n. The rank or position of a lady; -- given as a title (preceded by her or your).

Definition of Ladyship

1. Noun. Term of respect for a woman of the peerage without using her title. ¹

2. Noun. (English & Commonwealth) Formal form of address for a lady judge (as opposed to the informal "judge") ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ladyship

1. the condition of being a lady [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladyship

ladyisms
ladykiller
ladykillers
ladykilling
ladykin
ladykins
ladylike
ladylikeness
ladylove
ladyloves
ladypalm
ladypalms
ladysfinger
ladysfingers
ladyship
ladyships
laelaps
laelia
laemic
laemmergeyer
laemmergeyers
laemodipod
laemodipoda
laemodipodous
laemodipods
laered
laering
laers
laesie

Literary usage of Ladyship

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1. The Parliamentary Debatesby Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament by Thomas Curson Hansard, Great Britain Parliament (1821)
"Did your ladyship in going from Naples to Rome, travel in the same carriage wth ... Did your ladyship also go in the same carriage in the journey from Home, ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1891)
"Your ladyship must know that in transactions of this kind a certain discretion ... I assure your ladyship—thousands of pounds.” Mr. Butterfield was a good ..."

3. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"obliged to your ladyship ; but I shall ever be highly sensible of them, and can never be other than, dear madam, your ladyship's Most faithful humble ..."

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