a lady who confers good results
- a lady benefactor
- A woman who confers a benefit.
female alert to, and prepared to administer aid on needs of a creature in 'pain'
(letter.) A lady whom confers a benefit.
Catherine of Russia, the friend of Voltaire and the benefactress of Diderot, sent her congratulations to the man who denounced French philosophers as miscreants and wretches.