dame (n.)
mother, nurse
E3 II.i.422[Countess to Warwick] No marvel though the leprous infant die, / When the stern dame envenometh the dug
Luc.1477[Lucrece as if to Hecuba] here in Troy, for trespass of thine eye, / The sire, the son, the dame and daughter die
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