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)