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Noun: Godiva  gu'dI-vu
  1. 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)
    - Lady Godiva

Type of: Lady [Brit], noblewoman [Brit], peeress [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Godiva, Countess of Mercia