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- n. The quality of being daughterly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of a daughter, or the conduct becoming a daughter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Conduct becoming a daughter; dutifulness.
daughterly + -ness (Wiktionary)
Susan went over and, although uncomfortably conscious of the daughterliness of the act, knelt down beside her, and squeezed the little shell-like hand.