Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See damsel.

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  • noun Obsolete spelling of damsel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a young unmarried woman

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Examples

  • This time all three acts were paired with a work from Debussy – Act I with Printemps, Act II with Trois Nocturnes, and Act III with La damoiselle élue.

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  • This time all three acts were paired with a work from Debussy – Act I with Printemps, Act II with Trois Nocturnes, and Act III with La damoiselle élue.

    Second Coming

  • What think you, damoiselle, at the coronation, in that same year ’61, it was she who made the bed for the chief of the bawdies!

    III. The Story of a Wheaten Cake. Book VI

  • And when the holy monks had prayed for her a good while, then this damoiselle arose up all whole, and demanded why they wept and made so much sorrow.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • Then she said to a young damoiselle that was fellow with her, and wrought in the same work: What think ye best now, either to displease this lady or else this good S. Edward?

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • How vengeance was showed to a damoiselle that blasphemed S. Edward.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • And when they had done matins they came to the shrine also and prayed for this damoiselle which lay there in full great pain and torment.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • "Inasmuch as you are more noble than others by birth, so should you be more noble than they by virtues," adding that, "few great men have gained renown for prowess and virtue who did not entertain love for some dame or damoiselle."

    Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15) The Romance of Reality. French.

  • Scotch king, and five hundred for Madame here; and when that is like to be found, the damoiselle herself may know, 'and he laughed.

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • _damoiselle a'honneur_ to Judge Sefton's lady at Surat, and soon after her arrival there, this pretty Abigail by some means captivated old Hector Dundas, (then governor of the province,) who married her.

    Thaddeus of Warsaw

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