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Dam

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DAM, n.

1. A female parent used of beasts, particularly of quadrupeds.
2. A human mother, in contempt.
3. A crowned man in the game of draughts.

DAM, n. A mole, bank or mound of earth, or any wall, or a frame of wood, raised to obstruct a current of water, and to raise it, for the purpose of driving millwheels, or for other purposes. Any work that stops and confines water in a pond or bason, or causes it to rise.

DAM,

1. To make a dam, or to stop a stream of water by a bank of earth, or by any other work to confine or shut in water. It is common to use, after the verb, in, up, or out as, to dam in, or to dam up, the water, and to dam out is to prevent water from entering.
2. To confine or restrain from escaping to shut in.

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Entry for 'Dam'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/d/dam.html.

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