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ladykin

ladykin


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ladykin  \La"dy*kin\,  n.  [Lady  +  -kin.] 
  A  little  lady;  --  applied  by  the  writers  of  Queen  Elizabeth's 
  time,  in  the  abbreviated  form  {Lakin},  to  the  Virgin  Mary. 
 
  Note:  The  diminutive  does  not  refer  to  size,  but  is 
  equivalent  to  ``dear.''  --Brewer.