Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of ladyship.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It persists in German where "they" is the formal "you" (it's the pronoun for something like "your lordships/ladyships").

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  • One man who understands that his days as an MP are almost certainly numbered is John "Hospital Hoax" Leech who has immediately tweaked his rhetoric to attack their Tory lords and ladyships.

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  • “I am sorry to have offended your ladyships,” Lyle returned.

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  • The family surgeon rode over and paid his respectful compliments, and inquiries for the health of their ladyships.

    Vanity Fair

  • Their ladyships made three stately curtsies, and the elder lady to be sure gave her hand to the newcomer, but it was as cold and lifeless as marble.

    Vanity Fair

  • I am much obliged to your ladyships, said Mrs. Jervis: Will your ladyships please to sit down?

    Pamela

  • The women of the two ladies had acquainted their ladyships with the order I observed for the day, and the devout behaviour of the servants.

    Pamela

  • “His lordship and their ladyships have been here often,” the servant said, with much importance.

    The Virginians

  • Yes, he would ride with their ladyships, and he was sure they need fear no danger.

    The Virginians

  • ‘It will be just like Duncan Mac – Girdie’s mare,’ said Evan, ‘if your ladyships please, he wanted to use her by degrees to live without meat, and just as he had put her on a straw

    Waverley

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