lady-in-waiting definition

  • noun:
    • A Lady in household of a queen or princess whom attends the girl as an individual servant, generally speaking considered an honour.
    • a lady who's a servant to a lady. Much like a valet for a gentleman.
    • a girl of this queen's household, appointed to wait patiently upon or attend the queen.
    • a lady appointed for attending a queen or princess.
    • a female appointed for carrying on a queen or princess

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