"dames" in the noun sense
1. dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, bird
informal terms for a (young) woman
2. dame, madam, ma'am, lady, gentlewoman
a woman of refinement
"a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady"
"dames" in the verb sense
1. dam, dam up
obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
"dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
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