Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun This, the generic name for the European fallow-deer, Dama dama, or D. vulgaris, was for a short time used for the American deer generally placed in the genus Odocoileus of Rafinesque, which has precedence over Cariacus.
  • noun A genus or subgenus of deer; the fallow-deer. The common European species is Cervus dama, also known as Dama platyceros.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of deer including the Eurasian fallow deer, Dama dama.

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  • noun fallow deer

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called, in their proper tongue, Acel'dama, that is to say, The field of blood.

    Acts 1.

  • Damian is said of dama, which is a beast humble and meek.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

  • This animal, called in Hebrew yahmur, from a word meaning "to be red," is regarded by some as the common fallow-deer, the Cervus dama, which is said to be found very generally over Western and

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • He took me, in all probability, for one of those "gay gallants" so common in Naples, who, on finding at some public entertainment a "dama" to their taste, hurry her off, carefully cloaked and hooded, to a mysterious nook known only to themselves, where they can complete the romance of the evening entirely to their own satisfaction.

    Vendetta: a story of one forgotten

  • And I won't be called a 'dama' for any penny-a-liner living. "

    Thelma

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

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