Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman of noble rank.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A woman of noble rank.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A female of noble rank; a peeress.

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  • noun A woman having a noble rank, especially one belonging to the peerage; a Lady

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman of the peerage in Britain

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Examples

  • In The Lady Eve, Barbara Stanwyck’s impersonation of a British noblewoman is so transparent as to beggar belief, but she successfully calls the bluff of Henry Fonda and his rich brewer father, whose choice to believe her ruse is as much a reflection of their own class insecurity.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • In The Lady Eve, Barbara Stanwyck’s impersonation of a British noblewoman is so transparent as to beggar belief, but she successfully calls the bluff of Henry Fonda and his rich brewer father, whose choice to believe her ruse is as much a reflection of their own class insecurity.

    The Turn of the Screw (I)

  • In city and countryside alike it was agreed that the noblewoman was a sorceress, one of power the like of which had not been seen since the days when the Old Country still reigned.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • The owner, Isisnofret, was identified as a "noblewoman," a rare title in the New Kingdom, Yoshimura added.

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  • Armed with a special radar device they began their search last week in the dilapidated convent of Saint Orsola in Florence where they think the body of the 16th century noblewoman was buried.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

  • Armed with a special radar device they began their search last week in the dilapidated convent of Saint Orsola in Florence where they think the body of the 16th century noblewoman was buried.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

  • Armed with a special radar device they began their search last week in the dilapidated convent of Saint Orsola in Florence where they think the body of the 16th century noblewoman was buried.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

  • Now, a group of Italian experts is trying to establish whether she was an Italian noblewoman who may be buried in a Florence convent.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

  • Now, a group of Italian experts is trying to establish whether she was an Italian noblewoman who may be buried in a Florence convent.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

  • Now, a group of Italian experts is trying to establish whether she was an Italian noblewoman who may be buried in a Florence convent.

    Italians Search for da Vinci's Mona Lisa Model

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