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dame (3 by far the most freq. use)
1. mistress (of a household, &c.) Wint. IV. iii. [iv.] 57 “Both and servant,” Lucr. 1034.
2. a form of address to a lady Ant. IV. iv. 29.
3. woman of rank, lady MND. V. i. 300, Mac. IV. ii. 63, Lucr. 21 “such a fearless ” ; prefixed to a name 2H6 I. ii. 39 “Dame Margaret.”
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