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Baron vs. Lady

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Baronnoun

The male ruler of a barony.

Ladynoun

(historical) The mistress of a household.

Baronnoun

A male member of the lowest rank of English nobility (the equivalent rank in Scotland is lord).

Ladynoun

A woman of breeding or higher class, a woman of authority.

‘"I would like the dining room to be fully set by tonight; would you do so?" "Yes, my lady".’;

Baronnoun

A particular cut of beef, made up of a double sirloin.

Ladynoun

The feminine of lord.

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Baronnoun

A person of great power in society, especially in business and politics.

‘“Robber baron” or “robber knight” is an historic term and title of disdain.’;

Ladynoun

A title for someone married to a lord.

Baronnoun

A husband.

‘baron and feme: husband and wife’;

Ladynoun

A title for somebody married to a gentleman.

Baronnoun

A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.

Ladynoun

A title that can be used instead of the formal terms of marchioness, countess, viscountess, or baroness.

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Baronnoun

A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.

Ladynoun

A woman: an adult female human.

‘Please direct this lady to the soft furnishings department.’;

Baronnoun

a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

Ladynoun

(in the plural) A polite reference or form of address to women.

‘Ladies and gentlemen, it is a pleasure to be here today. Follow me, ladies!’;

Baronnoun

a British peer of the lowest rank

Ladynoun

(slang) Used to address a female.

‘Hey, lady, move your car!’;

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Baronnoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Ladynoun

(ladies' or ladies) Toilets intended for use by women.

Baronnoun

a member of the lowest order of the British nobility. Baron is not used as a form of address, barons usually being referred to as ‘Lord’.

Ladynoun

(familiar) A wife or girlfriend; a sweetheart.

Baronnoun

a member of a foreign nobility having a rank similar to that of a British baron.

Ladynoun

A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound.

Baronnoun

a person who held lands or property from the sovereign or a powerful overlord.

Ladynoun

(slang) A queen the playing card.

Baronnoun

an important or powerful person in a specified business or industry

‘a press baron’;

Ladynoun

Who is a woman.

‘A lady doctor.’;

Baron

Baron is a rank of nobility or title of honour, often hereditary, in various European countries, either current or historical. The female equivalent is baroness.

Ladynoun

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Ladynoun

The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster, consisting of calcareous plates; so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure.

Ladynoun

A five-pound note. (Rhyming slang, Lady Godiva for fiver.)

Ladynoun

(slang) A woman’s breast.

Ladynoun

A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.

‘Agar, the handmaiden of Sara, whence comest thou, and whither goest thou? The which answered, Fro the face of Sara my lady.’;

Ladynoun

A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; - a feminine correlative of lord.

‘Of all these bounds, even from this line to this, . . . We make thee lady.’;

Ladynoun

A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.

‘The soldier here his wasted store supplies,And takes new valor from his lady's eyes.’;

Ladynoun

A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.

Ladynoun

A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; - the feminine correlative of gentleman.

Ladynoun

A wife; - not now in approved usage.

Ladynoun

Any woman; as, a lounge for ladies; a cleaning lady; also used in combination; as, saleslady.

Ladynoun

The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; - so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

Ladyadjective

Belonging or becoming to a lady; ladylike.

Ladynoun

a polite name for any woman;

‘a nice lady at the library helped me’;

Ladynoun

a woman of refinement;

‘a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady’;

Ladynoun

a woman of the peerage in Britain

Lady

The word lady is a term of respect for a girl or woman, the equivalent of gentleman. Once used to describe only women of a high social class or status, the female equivalent of lord, now it may refer to any adult woman.

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