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- v. To make a lady of; to make ladylike.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make a lady of; to make ladylike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To render ladylike; make a lady of; give the title or style of lady to.
They had met when they were thirteen, when Gramp had carted her off to school in England to "ladify" her, since he swore she was turning into a wee hoyden with no sense a-tall of her station — which was certainly true, for all that, but not very fair as far as she was concerned at the time.