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Noun damsel has 1 sense
  1. damsel, demoiselle, damoiselle, damosel, damozel - a young unmarried woman
    --1 is a kind of maid, maiden

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Term: Damsel

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense 1: A young unmarried woman; a girl.


  1. The damsel looked stunning in her elegant gown.
  2. He rescued a distressed damsel from the depths of the dragon's lair.

Sense 2: In heraldry, a small representation of a woman used as a charge.


  1. The shield was adorned with a golden damsel.
  2. The intricate design featured various animals and a damsel.

Sense 3: An archaic term used to address a young woman.


  1. Greetings, fair damsel!
  2. Kind sir, please assist me, for I am but a weary damsel in distress.

Sense 4: A young female servant or attendant.


  1. The noblewoman's damsel dutifully accompanied her everywhere.
  2. The damsel fetched water from the well for the household.
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