old lady


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old lady

n. Slang
1. One's mother.
2. One's wife or girlfriend.
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old lady

n
1. an informal term for mother1, wife1
2. (Animals) a large noctuid moth, Mormo maura, that has drab patterned wings originally thought to resemble an elderly Victorian lady's shawl
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old` la′dy


n.
Slang.
1. one's mother.
2. one's wife.
3. one's girlfriend or female lover.
[1775–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.old lady - your own wifeold lady - your own wife; "meet my old lady"  
married woman, wife - a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
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Translations
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A very old lady, in a lofty cap and faded silk gown--no less a personage than Mr.
The curtain at the bed's head was hastily drawn back, and a motherly old lady, very neatly and precisely dressed, rose as she undrew it, from an arm-chair close by, in which she had been sitting at needle-work.
Suddenly a large old carriage drove up, and a large old lady sat in it: she looked at the little girl, felt compassion for her, and then said to the clergyman:
Beside the little old gentleman sat a little old lady, plump and placid like himself, and the pony was coming along at his own pace and doing exactly as he pleased with the whole concern.
Indeed, the Reverend Septimus left off at this very moment to take the pretty old lady's entering face between his boxing-gloves and kiss it.
Evidently the Frenchwoman looked so becoming in her riding-habit, with her whip in her hand, that she had made an impression upon the old lady. "Who is that woman there?"
"Her mother was a Montmorency," cried out the old lady, pulling at the bell with all her might.
I do, anyway, and I think she 's the kindest, best old lady that ever lived, and I love her dearly!"
He was the disciple of a holy man annexed by a strong-willed old lady. All things would be prepared for them, and when they were respectfully invited so to do they would sit and eat.
That the old lady did!' said Mr Boffin, with stout pride in the circumstance.
We have come by another way to our place of meeting yesterday, and--by the Great Seal, here's the old lady again!"
"It is incredible!" repeated the old lady: "is it not incredible, Louise?" But Louise did not reply; she was sitting, thoughtful, almost sad; passing one hand over her beautiful brow she sighed heavily.