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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dame /ˈdem/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dame n.
 1. A mistress of a family, who is a lady; a woman in authority; especially, a lady.
 Then shall these lords do vex me half so much,
 As that proud dame, the lord protector's wife.   --Shak.
 2. The mistress of a family in common life, or the mistress of a common school; as, a dame's school.
    In the dame's classes at the village school.
 3. A woman in general, esp. an elderly woman.
 4. A mother; -- applied to human beings and quadrupeds. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: informal terms for a (young) woman [syn: doll, wench, skirt,
            chick, bird]
      2: a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the
         limousine for the grand lady" [syn: madam, ma'am, lady,