madam[ mad-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF madam
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MADAM
Well, I've got to take the madam and the young folks over to the Casino.
And let it be considered, what misery to me, Madam, if I marry that hated Solmes!
I would no more dishonour my family, Madam, than my brother would.
Indeed, Madam, you did me justice to say, I have no inclination to marry at all.
You, Madam, shall see all the letters that have passed between us.
I beg your pardon, dear Madam, and your patience with me on such an occasion as this.
For, Madam, could I be supposed to govern the passions of either of the gentlemen?
By no means it can, Madam; you will be pleased to observed, that I have said as much to him.
Let me beseech you, Madam, to be the guardian of my reputation!
I don't doubt you think it is a great joke; a great joke, madam.
c.1300, from Old French ma dame, literally "my lady," from Latin mea domina (cf. madonna). Meaning "female owner or manager of a brothel" is first attested 1871.