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hlǣfdīġe f (nominative plural hlǣfdīġan)
- a lady, the mistress of a household
- noblewoman; queen
- a form of courteous address; lady
- the Virgin Mary
- As feminine equivalents of æþeling, eorl, and þegen never developed, this was generally the title given to every noblewoman from the rank of baroness to princess.
Declension of hlæfdige (weak)