- Adamsel is a young unmarried woman.
A 20-year-old girl who is not married is an example of a damsel.
Two young damsels.
damsel definition by Webster's New World
Origin: damesele ; from Old French dameisele ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form dominicella, diminutive of Classical Latin domina: see dame
damsel definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English damisele, from Old French dameisele, damoiselle, from Vulgar Latin *dominicella, diminutive of domina, lady; see Dame .