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Search phrase: dam

Plays

 32 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND V.i.220A lion fell, nor else no lion's dam,A Lion fell, nor else no Lions dam:
CoriolanusCor III.i.291In Jove's own book, like an unnatural damIn Ioues owne Booke, like an vnnaturall Dam
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.v.5Devil or devil's dam, I'll conjure thee.Deuill,or Deuils Dam, Ile coniure thee:
Henry VI Part 22H6 III.i.214And as the dam runs lowing up and down,And as the Damme runnes lowing vp and downe,
Henry VI Part 22H6 IV.i.73Now will I dam up this thy yawning mouthNow will I dam vp this thy yawning mouth,
Henry VI Part 33H6 II.ii.135But thou art neither like thy sire nor dam;But thou art neyther like thy Sire nor Damme,
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.162That carries no impression like the dam.That carryes no impression like the Damme.
Henry VIIIH8 I.i.176To th' old dam, treason – Charles the Emperor,To th'old dam Treason) Charles the Emperour,
Julius CaesarJC IV.i.6He shall not live. Look, with a spot I damn him.He shall not liue; looke, with a spot I dam him.
King JohnKJ II.i.128As rain to water or devil to his dam!As raine to water, or deuill to his damme;
MacbethMac IV.iii.218And their dam, at one fell swoop?and their Damme / At one fell swoope?
OthelloOth IV.i.148Let the devil and his dam haunt you! What didLet the diuell, and his dam haunt you: what did
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.52devil's dam; and here she comes in the habit of a lightdiuels dam: And here she comes in the habit of a light 
The Comedy of ErrorsCE IV.iii.54damn me ’ – that's as much to say ‘ God make me a lightdam me, That's as much to say, God make me a light 
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.98If they should speak, would almost damn those ears,If they should speake, would almost dam those eares
The Merchant of VeniceMV III.i.28leave the dam.leaue the dam.
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.136And whilst thou layest in thy unhallowed dam,And whil'st thou layest in thy vnhallowed dam,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.v.97The devil take one party, and his dam theThe Diuell take one partie, and his Dam the
The Taming of the ShrewTS I.i.105You may go to the devil's dam. Your gifts are soYou may go to the diuels dam: your guifts are so
The Taming of the ShrewTS III.ii.155Why, she's a devil, a devil, the devil's dam.Why she's a deuill, a deuill, the deuils damme.
The TempestTem I.ii.320Upon thy wicked dam, come forth!Vpon thy wicked Dam; come forth.
The TempestTem III.ii.102But only Sycorax my dam and she;But onely Sycorax my Dam, and she;
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK V.iii.23The dam of horror, who does stand accursedThe dam of horrour, who do's stand accurst
The Winter's TaleWT I.ii.137Most dear'st! My collop! Can thy dam? May't be?Most dear'st, my Collop: Can thy Dam, may't be
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.94Hence with it, and together with the damHence with it, and together with the Dam,
The Winter's TaleWT III.ii.196Blemished his gracious dam. This is not, no,Blemish'd his gracious Dam: this is not, no,
Titus AndronicusTit II.iii.142When did the tiger's young ones teach the dam?When did the Tigers young-ones teach the dam?
Titus AndronicusTit IV.i.96The dam will wake, and if she wind ye once.The Dam will wake, and if she winde you once,
Titus AndronicusTit IV.ii.64.2Why then, she is the devil's dam:Why then she is the Deuils Dam:
Titus AndronicusTit V.i.27‘ Peace, tawny slave, half me and half thy dam!Peace Tawny slaue, halfe me, and halfe thy Dam,
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.144A pair of cursed hellhounds and their dam.A payre of cursed hell-hounds and their Dam.
Titus AndronicusTit V.ii.189And bid that strumpet, your unhallowed dam,And bid that strumpet your vnhallowed Dam,

Glossary

 89 result(s).
Abel[pron: 'aybl] in the Bible, the son of Adam and Eve, killed by his brother Cain
abusingharmful, damaging, injurious
Adamin the Bible, the first human being, in the Garden of Eden, who disobeyed God
Adamfamous 16th-c archer
adamantlegendary substance of great hardness and magnetism
bancurse, damn, revile
beldamhag, witch, loathsome old woman
beldamgrandmother, aged matron
beldamold woman, crone
bruisingcrushing, damaging, crippling
Cain[pron: kayn] in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, killer of his brother Abel
condemneddamned, confounded, blameworthy
cracked[of coins] flawed, damaged, blemished
dammother
damasklight-red, pink [colour of the damask rose]
damaskedhaving the hue of the damask rose, adorned with colours
damemother, nurse
damewoman, girl
damemistress of a household, lady of the house
damelady, mistress, woman of rank
damncondemn, be sinful
damnabledeserving damnation, evil, in a state of mortal sin
Damon['daymon] man from Syracuse seen as a model of faithful friendship, offering his life to help his friend Pythias
damoselladamsel, young maiden
dampfog, mist, vapour
dangerdamage, harm, mischief
dankdamp
dankishdank, damp, humid
dewdewfall, dampness, moisture
drug-damneddamnable for its use of poisons, potion-cursed
ducdame[unclear meaning] probably a nonsense word, explained later by Jaques to mean a ‘Greek invocation, to call fools into a circle’
endamagedamage, injure, harm
endamagementdamage, injury, harm
Epidamnum[pron: epi'damnum] town on the coast of Illyricum (Dalmatia), Adriatic Sea
flawmake a crack in, break, damage
gentlewoman[formally polite address] madam
grandamgrandmother
heart-offendingheart-damaging
holidamwhat I hold holy; or: Our Lady
humiditymoisture, dampness, vapours
humoroushumid, damp, moist
humourdampness, vapour, moisture
hurtattack, offence, [causing] damage
inexecrableinexorable, unmoveable, relentless; or: execrable, accursed, damnable
irremovableimmovable, inflexible, adamant
lam-damn[unclear meaning] beat the hell out of, thrash without pity
land-damn[unclear meaning] beat the hell out of, thrash without pity
libelfalse statement, damaging attack [on women]
loseharm, damage
madamhigh-ranking lady
madonnamy lady, madam
marruin, harm, injure, damage
merchant-marringcapable of damaging a merchant-ship
mischiefharm, injury, damage
mischievousharmful, damaging, injurious
moistdamp, dripping, dewy
naughtdamaging, harmful, hurtful
Neoptolemus[niop'tolemus] son of Achilles and Deidamia, but here referring to Achilles himself
noyanceharm, damage, injury
nymphbeauty, damsel, siren
offencedamage, injury, harm
offence[Q variant] damage, injury, harm
overweatheredweather-worn, storm-damaged
prejudicedetriment, damage, misfortune
prejudiceinjure, harm, damage
prejudicialdamaging to one's rights, tending to invalidate a claim
quondamformer, erstwhile, previous
reprobancedamnation, perdition
rheumymoist, wet, damp
savepreserve from damnation, bring salvation to [in emphatic expressions]
scath, scatheharm, hurt, damage
scathefulharmful, damaging, injurious
smiteinjure, harm, do damage to
spongyrainy, damp, soggy, moisture-filled
spungyrainy, damp, soggy, moisture-filled
stepdame, step-damestepmother
sureharmless, innocuous, unable to cause damage
tamWelsh pronunciation of 'dam'
te deumThee God [opening words of Te Deum laudamus, 'We praise thee, God']
troll-my-dametype of game in which balls are rolled [trolled] through hoops
unbruisedundamaged by the world
unbruisedunmarked, uncrushed, undamaged
unwholesomeharmful, damaging, noxious
vaporousmisty, damp-filled, foggy
vengeanceharm, mischief, damage
washmake damp, moisten, wet
waste[legal] damage to property by a tenant
woundeddamaged, tainted, tarnished
wrackfuldestructive, devastating, damaging

Thesaurus

 66 result(s).
adamantirremovable
attack, damaginglibel
capable of damaging a merchant-shipmerchant-marring
damagedanger
damageendamagement
damagehurt
damagemar
damageendamage
damagevengeance
damageflaw
damagelose
damagescath, scathe
damageprejudice
damageprejudice
damageoffence
damagenoyance
damagemischief
damage to property by a tenantwaste
damage, dosmite
damage, unable to causesure
damagedwounded
damaged [of coins]cracked
damagingbruising
damagingabusing
damagingscatheful
damagingnaught
damagingmischievous
damagingwrackful
damagingunwholesome
damaging attacklibel
damaging to one's rightsprejudicial
damask rosedamasked
damnban
damnableinexecrable
damnable for the use of poisonsdrug-damned
damnationreprobance
damnation, deservingdamnable
damnation, preserve fromsave
damnedcondemned
damphumorous
damprheumy
dampspongy
dampmoist
dampdankish
dampdank
damp, makewash
damp-filledvaporous
dampnesshumidity
dampnesshumour
dampnessdew
damselnymph
damseldamosella
deserving damnationdamnable
heart-damagingheart-offending
madammadonna
madamgentlewoman
merchant-ship, capable of damagingmerchant-marring
poisons, damnable for the use ofdrug-damned
property damaged by a tenantwaste
rights, damaging to one'sprejudicial
rose, damaskdamasked
storm-damagedoverweathered
tenant damage to propertywaste
undamagedunbruised
undamaged by the worldunbruised
world, undamaged by the unbruised

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Family...ons are the terms for grandparents, grandam (kj ii.i.159) and grandsire (mw i.i.54)...
...ngside grandmother and grandfather; stepdam e (cym i.vii.1) alongside stepmother; an...
...i.1) alongside stepmother; and sire and dam are also used as a contemptuous way of ...
...rd, ‘thou art neither like thy sire nor dam ’ (3h6 ii.ii.135). but the familiar term...
Welsh... swort sword mw i.i.39 tam dam mw i.i.139 tavy davy h5 iv....

Words Families

 34 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BELDAMBASICsee DAME
DAM [mother]BASICsee DAME
DAM [stop]BASICdam v
DAMAGEBASICdamage n, damage v, endamage v, endamagement n
DAMASKBASICdamask adj, damask n, damasked adj
DAMEBASICdam n, dame n
DAMEGAMEtroll-my-dames n
DAMETYPEbeldam adj, beldam n, holidam n, holidame n, stepdame n
DAMNBASICdamn v, damnable adj, damnably adv, damnation n, damned adj
DAMNINTENSITYdouble-damned adj, lam-damn v, land-damn v
DAMNSTATEdrug-damned adj
DAMPBASICdamp n
DAMSELBASICdamosella n, damsel n
DAMSONBASICdamson n
ENDAMAGEBASICsee DAMAGE
HOLIDAMBASICsee DAME
LAM-DAMNBASICsee DAMN
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