Dame

Noun

  • (Britain) The equivalent title to Sir for a female knight.

    "Dame Edith Sitwell"

  • (archaic) Lady, woman.
  • A traditional character in British pantomime, a melodramatic female often played by a man in drag.
  • (dated, informal, slightly derogatory, US) A woman.
  • (Britain) A matron at Eton College.

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