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

 daugh·ter /ˈdɔtɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 daugh·ter /ˈdɔtɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Daugh·ter n.; pl. Daughters obs. pl. Daughtren
 1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
 2. A female descendant; a woman.
    This woman, being a daughter of Abraham.   --Luke xiii. 16.
    Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land.   --Gen. xxxiv. 1.
 3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
    And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters.   --Ruth. i. 11.
 4. A term of address indicating parental interest.
    Daughter, be of good comfort.   --Matt. ix. 22.
 Daughter cell Biol., one of the cells formed by cell division. See Cell division, under Division.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her
          old age" [syn: girl] [ant: son, son]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    This word, besides its natural and proper sense, is used to
    designate, (1.) A niece or any female descendant (Gen. 20:12;
    24:48; 28:6). (2.) Women as natives of a place, or as professing
    the religion of a place; as, "the daughters of Zion" (Isa.
    3:16), "daughters of the Philistines" (2 Sam. 1:20). (3.) Small
    towns and villages lying around a city are its "daughters," as
    related to the metropolis or mother city. Tyre is in this sense
    called the daughter of Sidon (Isa. 23:12). (4.) The people of
    Jerusalem are spoken of as "the daughters of Zion" (Isa. 37:22).
    (5.) The daughters of a tree are its boughs (Gen. 49:22). (6.)
    The "daughters of music" (Eccl. 12:4) are singing women.