Definitions for damselˈdæm zəl
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damsel, demoiselle, damoiselle, damosel, damozel(noun)
a young unmarried woman
A young woman .
A girl; a maiden .
a young person, either male or female, of noble or gentle extraction; as, Damsel Pepin; Damsel Richard, Prince of Wales
a young unmarried woman; a girl; a maiden
an attachment to a millstone spindle for shaking the hopper
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.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I was particularly keen to make sure Tiger Lily wasn't a damsel in distress, tiger Lily is the bad-ass warrior who is far more pro-active physically in defeating (evil pirate) Blackbeard than any of the boys. She has all the action sequences.
When you play a character, you put parts of you in it. But I am a very different person off-screen. I am not so boisterous and not so tomboyish, in fact my friends bully me and I am like a damsel in distress. When you do a TV show, you become the character as you end up spending 14-15 hours on the sets.
Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.
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- plac'h, merc'hBreton
- geneth, rhiain, merchWelsh
- Mädchen, JungfrauGerman
- doncella, muchachaSpanish
- neito, impi, immyt, neitsytFinnish
- jeune fille, demoiselle, jeune femmeFrench
- ainnir, maighdean, cailínIrish
- maighdeann, nighean, rìbhinn, ainnirScottish Gaelic
- fecioară, feciorRomanian
- мадемуазе́ль, де́вушка, деви́ца, ба́рышня, де́вочка, де́вственница, да́мочкаRussian
- ungmö, flickaSwedish
- அந்தப் பெண்Tamil
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