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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Godiva, Lady Godiva(noun)

    according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)


  1. Lady Godiva

    Godiva — known as Lady Godiva — was an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to a legend dating back at least to the 13th century, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants. The name "Peeping Tom" for a voyeur originates from later versions of this legend in which a man named Tom had watched her ride and was struck blind or dead

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lady godiva in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lady godiva in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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