Definition of Lady palm

1. Noun. Any of several small palms of the genus Rhapis; cultivated as houseplants.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lady Palm

lady crab
lady crabs
lady fern
lady friend
lady friends
lady gardens
lady killer
lady killers
lady of pleasure
lady of the house
lady or tiger
lady palm (current term)
lady smock
lady smocks
lady tulip
lady who lunches
ladybeetle
ladybeetles
ladybird
ladybird beetle
ladybird spider
ladybirds
ladyboys
ladybug
ladybugs

Literary usage of Lady palm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer edited by John Aikin (1841)
"... And stretch'd so balm, like lady's palm, To every jester near, That hand which through a prostrate foe Oft thrust the ruthless spear. ..."

2. The Italian Novelists: From the Earliest Period Down to the Close of the by Thomas Roscoe (1836)
"On the other side of her stood a youth named Marcuccio Guercio, whose hand, ever cold to the touch, happened to come in contact with the fair lady's palm; ..."

3. A History of Old Kinderhook from Aboriginal Days to the Present Time by Edward Augustus Collier (1914)
"... OF A LADY AT KINDERHOOK While Melvill sings in praises warm The beauties of a lady's palm, ..."

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