Ladyship n : a title used to address any peeress except a duchess; "Your Ladyship"; "Her Ladyship"
- Term of respect for a woman of the peerage without using her title.
- "Her ladyship will be unable to attend tonight," he said, with a wink because he hadn't said why.
- (English & Commonwealth) Formal form of address for a lady judge (as opposed to the informal "judge")
Term of respect