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old lady



  1. an informal term for mother1, wife (sense 1
  2. a large noctuid moth, Mormo maura, that has drab patterned wings originally thought to resemble an elderly Victorian lady's shawl

Example Sentences Including 'old lady'

Rosa watched her, longing to give comfort to this unhappy old lady however much she disliked her.
Low, Ona Murky Shallows
There were moments when she seemed to be talking like a little soured old lady.
Hilton, John Buxton The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
Well, it was no skin off his nose, he just hoped the old lady would like the replacement.
MacLeod, Charlotte Something in the Water


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