a mysterious woman in old stories about King Arthur. When Arthur is dying, his sword, Excalibur, is thrown into a lake, and the Lady of the Lake's hand appears from under the water and catches it. She is also one of the three queens who take Arthur by boat to Avalon to die.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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