Origin of damseldamesele from Old French dameisele from Vulgar Latin an unverified form dominicella, diminutive of Classical Latin domina: see dame
Two young damsels.
Adamsel is a young unmarried woman.
A 20-year-old girl who is not married is an example of a damsel.
- A young woman or girl; a maiden.
- A damselfish.
- A damselfly.
Origin of damselMiddle English damisele from Old French dameisele, damoiselle from Vulgar Latin dominicella diminutive of domina lady ; see dame .
- The handsome prince always rescues the damsel in distress.
- She has been the damsel in distress since the inception of the Mario Bros. game and finally got her own game as the main character in 2006 called, Super Princess Peach.
- Boy saves damsel in distress, and the two of them team up with two equally plucky young heroes to defeat the bad guys and save the world from ultimate destruction.
- Peach: Typically known as the damsel in distress, Princess Peach is now ready to do a little battling of her own.
- Knight in shining armor: Always there to help a damsel in distress, medieval knights are known for being heroes.