Definition of the Lady of the Lake from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Lady of the Lake

 
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a character in stories about King Arthur, who gives Arthur the sword Excalibur by holding it above the surface of the lake in which she lives. The Lady of the Lake (1810) is also the title of a long romantic poem by Sir Walter Scott.