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Synonyms for damosel

a young unmarried woman

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Petae yna gyn-Raffaelydd yng Ngholeg Menai bydda fersiwn newydd o'r 'Damosel' gyda Gweni fel y wyneb, wedi sefyll allan (er bydda rhaid rhoi gwallt coch iddi er mwyn bod yn muse gyn-Raffaelaidd).
(41) Already, though, the eclecticism typical of the period was evident--instead of a damosel on a palfrey bringing the news of the Lady's plight, the Greek god Triton performed this function.
101: "The meanwhile that they were thus at the battle, came the damosel of the lake into the field, that put Merlin under the stone; and she came thither for love of King Arthur, for she knew how Morgan le Fay had so ordained that King Arthur should have been slain that day, and therefore she came to save his life."
Screenplay, Kirk De Micco, William Schifrin, Jacqueline Feather, David Seidler, based on the novel "The King's Damosel" by Vera Chapman.
I am going among Scenery whence I intend to tip you the Damosel
damosel (with medial "o"') (59): Brome, The New Academy (1635), twice, The Queen's Exchange (1631); Cartwright, The Ordinary (1635); Fletcher, The Wild Goose Chase (1621); Ruggle, Ignoramus (1615).