Definitions for damselˈdæm zəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damsel, demoiselle, damoiselle, damosel, damozel(noun)

    a young unmarried woman


  1. damsel(Noun)

    A young woman .

  2. damsel(Noun)

    A girl; a maiden .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damsel(noun)

    a young person, either male or female, of noble or gentle extraction; as, Damsel Pepin; Damsel Richard, Prince of Wales

  2. Damsel(noun)

    a young unmarried woman; a girl; a maiden

  3. Damsel(noun)

    an attachment to a millstone spindle for shaking the hopper

  4. Origin: [OE. damosel, damesel, damisel, damsel, fr. OF. damoisele, damisele, gentlewoman, F. demoiselle young lady; cf. OF. damoisel young nobleman, F. damoiseau; fr. LL. domicella, dominicella, fem., domicellus, dominicellus, masc., dim. fr. L. domina, dominus. See Dame, and cf. Demoiselle, Doncella.]

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