Lady (knighthood)

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Lady ( English pronunciation: [ deɪm ]) is the term for female persons corresponding to the knight in male persons, e.g. B. in


The term lady was taken from French, where it means "mistress" or "wife", see also Madame . The origin of the French word lady can be seen in the Latin term domina "landlady".

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  1. Duden | Lady | Spelling, meaning, definition, synonyms, origin. Retrieved August 7, 2018 .