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.
- Peach: Typically known as the damsel in distress, Princess Peach is now ready to do a little battling of her own.
- 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.
- Knight in shining armor: Always there to help a damsel in distress, medieval knights are known for being heroes.
- Throw in a beautiful damsel in distress in the form of Princess Farah, and you're in for one hell of a ride.