Lady Godiva

Definitions of Lady Godiva
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n according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)

Synonyms:
Godiva
Example of:
Lady, noblewoman, peeress
a woman of the peerage in Britain

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