Daughter

Daugh"ter

(?), n.;
pl. Daughters (#); obs. pl. Daughtren (#).
[OE. doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. dttir, Sw. dotter, Dan. dotter, datter, Goth. dahtar,, OSlav. dshti, Russ. doche, Lith. dukt, Gr. qyga`thr, Zend. dughdhar, Skr. duhit; possibly originally, the milker, cf. Skr. duh to milk. 68, 245.] 1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
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2. A female descendant; a woman.
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This woman, being a daughter of Abraham.
Luke xiii. 16.
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Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land.
Gen. xxxiv. 1.
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3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
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And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters.
Ruth. i. 11.
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4. A term of address indicating parental interest.
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Daughter, be of good comfort.
Matt. ix. 22.
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Daughter cell (Biol.), one of the cells formed by cell division. See Cell division, under Division.
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