from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as ladybird, 1.
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The prince looked and marvelled how alike all the princesses were; he went past them once, twice — he did not find the appointed token; the third time he saw a ladycow over the eyebrow of one, and cried out: ` This is the youngest princess! '
That will be the youngest over whose right eye you espy a ladycow; only look well.