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lady is a singular noun -- The lady is late.

ladies is a plural noun -- The ladies are late

lady's is a singular possessive noun -- The lady's dress is dirty

ladies' is a plural possessive noun -- The ladies' dresses are dirty.

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Q: Do you use ladies' or lady's apostrophe?
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