Part of speech: noun

A young girl; maiden. damosel.

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Usage examples "damsel":

  1. " Thou needest not strive so hard, Lord," said the damsel, " for whoever may be able to pull it forth shall do so very easily." - "The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights", James Knowles.
  2. You smiled when I assured you that the carefully attired little damsel placed between us had been one of our neighbors. - "Madame Chrysantheme Complete", Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009.
  3. And thou, fair damsel, here is one whom we could scarce hold back from rushing with single hand to deliver his betrothed. - "More Bywords", Charlotte M. Yonge.