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[ley-dee-in-wey-ting] /ˈleɪ di ɪnˈweɪ tɪŋ/

noun, plural ladies-in-waiting.
a lady who is in attendance upon a queen or princess.
Facetious. a woman who is pregnant:
flattering fashions for the lady-in-waiting.
noun (pl) ladies-in-waiting
a lady of a royal household who attends a queen or princess


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