Lady-killing La"dy-kill`ing, n. The art or practice of captivating the hearts of women. [1913 Webster]

Better for the sake of womankind that this dangerous dog should leave off lady-killing. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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