Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name of biblical origin, in occasional use.

Etymologies

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Of uncertain origin, possibly from Ancient Greek as a variation of damalis "calf".

Examples

  • She could have slain Damaris Garland at that moment.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman by name Damaris, and others with them.

    The Holy Bible: Darby Translation

  • Areopagite and a woman called Damaris, and others besides.

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  • "Damaris," I cried, casting me on my knees before her, "O God, how I do love thee!"

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • "Damaris," says I heavily and looking down at these slender fingers, yet not daring to kiss them lest my passion sweep me away, "you know that I do love you?"

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • 'Damaris', a song ramblingly but endearingly described as a gypsy love song sees Wolf take up the violin too and create really lovely sweeping violin rock.

    Virtual Festivals

  • "Damaris," she said, "Chester has come back to us – the sea has given him back to us.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • "Damaris," says I, joying in the comfort of her soft, strong arms about me, "dear love of mine, here is thing beyond my understanding, for these were words I dreamed sung to me by a dead man -- the man

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • "Damaris," she said, "Chester has come back to us -- the sea has given him back to us.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • In the acknowledgments, Williams thanks his friend Natasha Soobramanien for writing the Damaris sections, having given her only "some dates and a few sketchy plot-lines".

    The Echo Chamber by Luke Williams – review

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