from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A French or Italian form of the English my lady: applied on the continent of Europe to titled Englishwomen. Also spelled milady.


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  • She therefore had come to the conclusion to leave "miladi" without giving warning, although she would thereby lose what was due her, and she hoped that "miladi" would forgive her, and bear her in affectionate remembrance.

    The Cryptogram A Novel

  • ` What ails you, foolish old woman? cried I ` I am not "miladi;" I am your parish pastor.

    Dreams and Dream Stories

  • What she wanted exactly is more than I can tell you, as she spoke Italian altogether; and 'miladi' had the interview pretty much to herself.

    The Wing-and-Wing Le Feu-Follet

  • Have you heard, miladi, of the charming Mistress Becki?

    The Newcomes

  • The German courier said, “Oui, miladi,” and bowed a rather sulky assent.

    The Kickleburys on the Rhine

  • France that every wealthy English lady is titled -- every French hotel-keeper will call you 'miladi,' and why should not I?

    The Cryptogram A Novel

  • He was charmed, in his broken English, to be of any service to miladi.

    The American Baron

  • In a perfectly audible whisper, he confided to Wilding that "miladi était ravissante! mais ravissante!"

    The Black Moth: A Romance of the XVIII Century

  • And the _soupcon_ of blue on the hat and in the earrings of miladi lights up the whole personality.

    December Love

  • Black and white is much better than unrelieved black for miladi.

    December Love


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