One entry found for dame.
Main Entry: dame
Pronunciation: primarystressdamacrm
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English dame "a woman of rank or authority, lady," from early French dame (same meaning), from Latin domina "mistress, lady," feminine form of dominus "master, owner" --related to DAMSEL, DOMINATE, 2DON, MADAM, MADONNA, PRIMA DONNA
: a woman of rank, station, or authority: as a archaic : the mistress of a household b : the wife or daughter of a lord c : a female member of an order of knighthood -- used as a title before a given name


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