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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

    Saturday's Child


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