Definitions for damselˈdæm zəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dam•selˈdæm zəl(n.)

  1. a maiden, orig. one of gentle or noble birth.

Origin of damsel:

1150–1200; < OF damoisele < VL *dominicella < L domin(a) lady (see dame )

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a young unmarried woman

Wiktionary

  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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

damsel(noun)

a young girl

a damsel in distress.

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