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  • noun Plural form of damehood.

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Examples

  • And, while we are at it, what possible justification can there be for the reintroduction of political honours – knighthoods and damehoods for not especially distinguished backbench MPs of a certain vintage – in the honours list?

    Britain in 2011: all our yesterdays | Editorial

  • They are very comfortably off, genuine examples of latte-sipping Hamstead Village socialism Hampstead is a perpetually trendy upper middle class inner suburb of London posing as the conscience of the Anglo-Jewish community, which understands them perfectly and makes sure they get their annual ration of honours, titles, professoriates, knighthoods and damehoods from the British state.

    elitist waste of space and newsprint

  • They are very comfortably off, genuine examples of latte-sipping Hamstead Village socialism Hampstead is a perpetually trendy upper middle class inner suburb of London posing as the conscience of the Anglo-Jewish community, which understands them perfectly and makes sure they get their annual ration of honours, titles, professoriates, knighthoods and damehoods from the British state.

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  • And there are damehoods for actor Harriet Walter, mezzo-soprano turned professor Felicity

    The Guardian World News

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