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 for Daughters
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daughter \Daugh"ter\, n.; pl. Daughters; obs. pl. Daughtren.
     [OE. doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to
     OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. d[=o]ttir, Sw.
     dotter, Dan. dotter, datter, Goth. da['u]htar,, OSlav.
     d[u^]shti, Russ. doche, Lith. dukt[=e], Gr. qyga`thr, Zend.
     dughdhar, Skr. duhit[.r]; possibly originally, the milker,
     cf. Skr. duh to milk. [root]68, 245.]
     1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child
        of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
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     2. A female descendant; a woman.
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              This woman, being a daughter of Abraham. --Luke
                                                    xiii. 16.
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              Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto
              Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land.
                                                    --Gen. xxxiv.
                                                    1.
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     3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
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              And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters. --Ruth. i.
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     4. A term of address indicating parental interest.
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              Daughter, be of good comfort.         --Matt. ix.
                                                    22.
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     Daughter cell (Biol.), one of the cells formed by cell
        division. See Cell division, under Division.
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