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daub to smear or cover with soft sticky material such as plaster. [7 definitions]
daughter a person's female offspring, either natural or adopted. [2 definitions]
daughter-in-law the wife of one's son.
daughterless combined form of daughter.
daunt to lessen the determination of; intimidate; discourage.
daunting causing or capable of causing hesitation or lessening of determination.
dauntless incapable of being discouraged or frightened off; fearless. [2 definitions]
dauphin during the time of the monarchy, the eldest son of a king of France.
daven to recite a daily prayer or prayers of the Jewish liturgy.
davenport a large upholstered sofa, often one convertible to a bed.
David according to the Old Testament, the second king of Israel, a shepherd as a youth who killed the giant Goliath, and reputedly the author of many of the Psalms.
davit on a ship, any of various small cranes that project over the side and are used to raise and lower small boats.
Davy Jones a name used by sailors to symbolize the spirit of the sea.
Davy Jones's locker the bottom of the ocean, esp. when referred to as the grave of all the sailors who have died or will die at sea.
daw a small crow native to Europe; jackdaw.
dawdle to walk slowly and aimlessly; linger along the way. [3 definitions]
dawn the first daylight in the morning, or the time at which it occurs. [5 definitions]
dawn on someone to come into one's mind as something newly realized or understood.
dawn redwood a Chinese tree, cultivated in the United States, that resembles the redwood and bears cones but has deciduous twigs and needles.
day the period between sunrise and sunset or between two successive nights. [5 definitions]
day after day on each day for a certain period of days.