Other Word Forms of Damsel
Origin of Damsel
Middle English, dameisele, from Old French damoisele, from Late Latin *domnicella, from Classical Latin domina (“mistress”), from domus (“house”) (from which English domestic etc.), from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root *demh₂- (“to build”).
Middle English damisele from Old French dameisele, damoiselle from Vulgar Latin dominicella diminutive of domina lady dame
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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