1. Noun.  An aristocratic title for a woman; the wife of a lord and/or a woman who holds the position in her own right; a title for a peeress, the wife of a peer or knight, and the daughters and daughters-in-law of certain peers.
  2. Noun.  The title for the (primary) female deity in female-centered religions.
  3. Noun.  (UK, birdwatching) Lady Amherst's pheasant.
  4. Noun.  The major supernatural figurehead in the Wiccan religion, a triune goddess split into the Mother, Maiden, and Crone.
  5. Noun.  (historical) The mistress of a household.
  6. Noun.  A woman of breeding or higher class, a woman of authority.
  7. Noun.  The feminine of lord.
  8. Noun.  A title for someone married to a lord.
  9. Noun.  A title for somebody married to a gentleman.
  10. Noun.  A title that can be used instead of the formal terms of marchioness, countess, viscountess or baroness.
  11. Noun.  A polite term referring to a woman.
  12. Noun.  ('''ladies'''; ''in plural only'') A polite form of address to women.
  13. Noun.  (slang) (non-gloss definition, Used to address a female) .
  14. Noun.  ('''ladies'''' ''or'' '''ladies''') Toilets intended for use by women.
  15. Noun.  (context, familiar) An affectionate term for one's wife or girlfriend.
  16. Noun.  (slang) a queen (the playing card).
  17. Noun.  (archaic) (''attributive'') (with a professional title) Who is a woman.

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