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If any dame sent me up for three years and then wanted money from me, do you think she'd get it?

One of these wings was set aside for Dame Kronk and the little girl.

This paper was my contract, and mon petit Dame explained that she was not my mother.

Mon petit Dame came downstairs, with her grave husband, and kissed me.

At that time I had no secretary, but mon petit Dame served me as such.

Dame, Captain, I don't know that we shall be able to get so far, but we can try.

It is one of the most beautiful fungi that Dame Nature has been able to fashion.

Why does every male in Kingdom Come get that note in his voice when he talks with a dame?

I had no difficulty in interrogating the dame du caf about my new acquaintance.

He hesitated, blushed till his face was in a dame, then stooped and kissed her.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French dame "lady, mistress, wife," from Late Latin domna, from Latin domina "lady, mistress of the house," from Latin domus "house" (see domestic). Legal title for the wife of a knight or baronet. Slang sense of "woman" first attested 1902 in American English.

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