Lords and Ladies

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lords and Ladies (Bot) The European wake-robin (Arum maculatum), -- those with purplish spadix the lords, and those with pale spadix the ladies.
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Usage

In literature:

Lady Arthur Eildon was a widow: she was a remarkable woman, and her husband, Lord Arthur Eildon, had been a remarkable man.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 17, No. 97, January, 1876" by Various
She associates with lords and ladies.
"The American Baron" by James De Mille
Nicol & Co.'s, and dined with Lord and Lady Dunmore.
"The Personal Life Of David Livingstone" by William Garden Blaikie
Mr. Mrs. Powis, and Lady Mary, enquired affectionately after the health of Lord Darcey.
"Barford Abbey" by Susannah Minific Gunning
Furniture included heavy wood armchairs for the lord and lady, stools, benches, trestle tables, chests, and cupboards.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The lord and lady enter their dining-room by different doors, and salute each other coldly, though they have not met the whole day before.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
CARTON, dramatist, author of "Lord and Lady Algy" and "A White Elephant.
"New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1" by Various
After these authentic passages from history we return to the nuptials of the Lord and Lady of the May.
"Twice Told Tales" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The year after Bacon's condemnation such criminals as Lord and Lady Somerset were released from the Tower, after a six years' imprisonment.
"Bacon" by Richard William Church
Lord Rivercourt and he talked of the strange events of the evening, while Lady Mary leaned back and half-absently listened.
"Master of His Fate" by J. Mclaren Cobban
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In poetry:

"You shall prick your finger upon a spindle,
And die of it!" she cried.
All trembling were the lords and ladies,
And the king and queen beside.
"The Sleeping Princess" by Clara Doty Bates
"And many a word that warlike lord
Did speak to my lady there:
But the rain fell fast, and loud blew the blast,
And I heard not what they were.
"The Eve of St. John" by Sir Walter Scott
"Yet hear but my word, my noble lord!
For I heard her name his name;
And that lady bright, she called the knight
Sir Richard of Coldinghame."—
"The Eve of St. John" by Sir Walter Scott
"Is this Young Bicham's gates?" says she.
"Or is that noble prince within?"
"He's up the stair wi his bonny bride,
An monny a lord and lady wi him."
"Young Bicham" by Andrew Lang
The lady blush'd red, but nothing she said:
Nor added the Baron a word:
Then she stepp'd down the stair to her chamber fair,
And so did her moody lord.
"The Eve of St. John" by Sir Walter Scott
Let lords and fine ladies look round them and see
If e'er ane amang them be blyther than me;
I sit at my wheely and sing thro' the day,
And ca't my ain warld that runs rolling away.
"Miss Gilpin’s Song" by Susanna Blamire

In news:

Jessica Mitford (1917–1996) was the daughter of Lord and Lady Redesdale, and she and her five sisters and one brother grew up in isolation on their parents' Cotswold estate.
Trips for lords and ladies .
Trips for lords and ladies.
Thomas Gainsborough's portrait of Lord and Lady de Dunstanville.
If you get a kick out of watching lords and ladies flirt while fox hunting, then stick with Downton Abbey.
The gifts bestowed in the famous "12 Days of Christmas" song range from grandiose (lords leaping, pipers piping and ladies dancing) to pint-sized (a partridge in a pear tree).
Set in Regency England (though not a Regency romance), Coulter's latest historical novel describes, with delectable humor and sexuality, the romance between the beautiful Lady Helen and the Spenser Heatherington, Lord Beecham.
The gentleman's farm will be occupied by a high-profile European couple, Lord Norman and Lady Elena Foster of Thames Bank in Great Britain.
The lord and lady of the castle request the honor of your presence at the Thirteenth Annual Elizabethan Madrigal Feaste.
It was a day of lords and ladies at Phoebe Allentown.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. One description of a new twist on an old Disney tale that Aarron "Laff at the Movies" Lafferty came up with went like this: Snow White and The Huntsman is like The Lord of the Rings for the Ladies.
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