from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One's female child.
- noun A female descendant.
- noun A woman considered as if in a relationship of child to parent.
- noun One that is personified or regarded as a female descendant.
- noun The immediate product of the radioactive decay of an element.
- adjective Possessing the characteristics of a daughter; having the relationship of a daughter.
- adjective Of or relating to a cell, organelle, or other structure produced by division or replication.
- adjective Produced by or resulting from the decay of a radioactive element.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A female child, considered with reference to her parents.
- noun A female descendant, in any degree.
- noun A woman viewed as standing in an analogous relationship, as to the parents of her husband (daughter-in-law), to her native country, the church, a guardian or elderly adviser, etc.
- noun Anything (regarded as of the feminine gender) considered with respect to its source, origin, or function: as, the Romance tongues are the daughters of the Latin language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
- noun A female descendant; a woman.
- noun A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
- noun A term of address indicating parental interest.
- noun (Biol.) one of the cells formed by cell division. See Cell division, under
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- noun One’s female
- noun A female
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a female human offspring
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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I stayed with my oldest daughter for a while and then my youngest daughterߞ.
Fairbanks was unusually social and winning that afternoon, when he found them rising from the lunch in the field; and he conversed freely and pleasantly with Mrs. Fabens and her daughter, as they departed for the house; and then turned to Fabens and conversed a long while, saying at last -- "That is your _only daughter_, I believe, Judge?"
Or, still later, how the revulsion takes her, Sauls daughter, as she sees David capering home before the ark, and how her affection had done with this emotional man of the ruddy countenance, so prone to weep in his bed: And as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Michal Sauls daughter
Meantime it is enough to mention that my daughter -- how grand I thought it when I first said _my daughter_!
* This was his fecond wife, Catharine the daughter of Captain Woodcock of Hackney, who lived with him not above a year after their maniage, and died in child* bed of a daughter*
Faancis Sherard* Esq. succeeded to the Family Estates* and died 15Q4, having married Anne* daughter of George Moore* of Bnrne* in LitKX) ln8bire* by whom he had a daughter* Rose* mar - ried to John Sherard of Lobthorpe* Esq. and three sons.
Their virgin daughter is now pregnant, and supernaturally?
Anu and as the daughter of Sin is not an important one, the term daughter in both cases being a metaphor to express a relationship both of physical nature and of a political character.
My daughter in law and I hate the term daughter-in-law and mother-in-law.
Of course: just like her daughter made all those comments on the news story with her password, her daughter is the one who ran all the red lights in her car!