Lady Godiva

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Noun1.Lady Godiva - according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavilyLady Godiva - according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)
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| October 22 A STATUE of Lady Godiva, sitting naked upon her trusted horse, Aethenoth, was unveiled this morning in 1947, just outside Coventry Town Hall.
Aethenoth was the name of the legendary Lady Godiva's horse.