ladylove

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ladylove (plural ladyloves)

  1. A woman who is loved by someone; an object of desire.
    The knight went on a quest to prove his quality to his ladylove.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13
      the picture of halcyon days where a young gentleman in the costume they used to wear then with a threecornered hat was offering a bunch of flowers to his ladylove with oldtime chivalry through her lattice window

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