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  • noun The condition of being a daughter

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Examples

  • Those who by virtue of wifehood and daughterhood are respectable, and those who are not respectable.

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  • In her early analytical books, Pogrebin tackled subjects that drew on her own experience — sex, motherhood, daughterhood, national politics — to illustrate her positions on various issues.

    Letty Cottin Pogrebin.

  • Muted, fearful, riddled with self-doubt, she can remain trapped in daughterhood forever, the one place she feels confident she knows the rules.

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  • But it was about everything I cared about -- motherhood, daughterhood, betrayal, love, and for whatever reason I just kept following, you know, this North Star for me and was very glad in the end I did.

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  • To compound matters, I had a tempestuous relationship with my mother, and feared the inevitable kickback sure to follow such a final and dramatic departure from daughterhood.

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  • My friend of this morning's conversation reclaimed her daughterhood and identity in Christ.

    Flawed yet Favoured

  • My friend of this morning's conversation reclaimed her daughterhood and identity in Christ.

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  • I had loved her dear mother before her, and the beautiful daughterhood of this girl had always touched me as the highest and sweetest type I ever had known.

    The Love Affairs of an Old Maid

  • Billy's method of going around a dangerous spot, and her womanhood and daughterhood demanded _all_.

    Janet of the Dunes

  • A man marries to settle down, a woman for just precisely the opposite: to break up; to get away from the constraints of daughterhood and of Miss-hood, as a schoolgirl, holiday-bound, from the constraints of school; to enlarge her life, not to restrict it; to aerate her life, not to compose it.

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