Damsel - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæmzl|  American pronunciation of the word damsel
Brit.  |ˈdamz(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word damsel

noun

- a young unmarried woman (syn: damoiselle, damosel, damozel, demoiselle)

Examples

...knights are celebrated in fairy tales for rescuing damsels in distress...

Word forms

noun
singular: damsel
plural: damsels
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