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