Synonyms for damsel
Antonyms for damsel
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DAMSEL
Surely, sir, you should take shame to hold the damsel against her will.
I scrutinised him carefully, while Charlotte ran to comfort the damsel.
There may be more than one claimant for the damsel's affection.
Already I have endured more than enough in the interests of this damsel.
His face was comely as a damsel's, his eyes blue and his hair golden.
Who was the damsel I saw you making up to in the Park the other day?
Therefore I read with a callous heart the effusions of the Belgian damsel.
Anon came the damsel unto Arthur and saluted him, and he her again.
Anon there came a damsel unto Arthur and asked him, "What cheer?"
These villain wights have a damsel imprisoned in yonder keep!
late 12c., from Old French dameisele "woman of noble birth" (Modern French demoiselle "young lady"), modified (by association with dame) from earlier donsele, from Gallo-Romance *domnicella, diminutive of Latin domina "lady" (see dame). Archaic until revived by romantic poets, along with 16c.-17c. variant form damozel.