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["Key Concepts in the INCAS Multicomputer Project", J. Nehmer et al IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-13(8):913-923 (Aug 1987)].

(01 Feb 1996)

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1. A woman who looks after the domestic affairs of a family; a mistress; the female head of a household.

2. A woman having proprietary rights or authority; mistress; a feminine correlative of lord. 'Lord or lady of high degree.'

3. A woman to whom the particular homage of a knight was paid; a woman to whom one is devoted or bound; a sweetheart.

4. A woman of social distinction or position. In England, a title prefixed to the name of any woman whose husband is not of lower rank than a baron, or whose father was a nobleman not lower than an earl. The wife of a baronet or knight has the title of Lady by courtesy, but not by right.

5. A woman of refined or gentle manners; a well-bred woman; the feminine correlative of gentleman.

6. A wife; not now in approved usage.

7. Hence: Any woman; as, a lounge for ladies; a cleaning lady; also used in combination; as, saleslady.

(05 Feb 2009)

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1. The triturating apparatus in the stomach of a lobster; so called from a fancied resemblance to a seated female figure. It consists of calcareous plates.

2. Lady crab, a handsomely spotted swimming crab (Platyonichus ocellatus) very common on the sandy shores of the Atlantic coast of the United States.

(01 Mar 1998)

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