Ladify La"di*fy, v. t. [Lady + -fy.] To make a lady of; to make ladylike. [Obs.] --Massinger. [1913 Webster]

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  • ladify — var. of LADYFY. * * * laˈdyfy or laˈdify transitive verb 1. To make a lady of 2. To call My Lady or Your Ladyship • • • Main Entry: ↑lady * * * ladify see ladyfy …   Useful english dictionary

  • ladify — la·di·fy …   English syllables

  • -fy — This suffix forming English verbs corresponds to French fier and Latin ficare. It occurs from the 15c onwards in words either borrowed whole from French or modelled on French forms (e.g. beautify, classify, horrify, pacify), and is also an active …   Modern English usage

  • ladyfy — (also ladify) ( ies, ied) 1 make a lady of. 2 call (a person) lady . 3 (as ladyfied adj.) having the manner of a fine lady …   Useful english dictionary

  • la|dy|fy — «LAY dee fy», transitive verb, fied, fy|ing. to make a lady of; give the title “Lady” to. Also, ladify …   Useful english dictionary

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