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Definitions of daughter

  1. A female descendant; a woman. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A term of address indicating parental interest. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; - applied also to the lower animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A female child: a female descendant. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. A female child. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A female child; a daughter-in-law; a female descendant; a female in a childlike relation, as a penitent to her father confessor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. A female child; female offspring; a term of affection for a female. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Offspring of the first generation with no reference to sex, as daughter-cell, daughter-nucleus, etc.. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  10. Daughterly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Usage examples for daughter

  1. She has quite a will, that daughter of mine, he added quietly. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  2. Mother and daughter went down arm- in- arm, like two school- girls. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards