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dam
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.
3. A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.
4. A female parent; - used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To obstruct or restrain the flow of, by a dam; to confine by constructing a dam, as a stream of water; - generally used with in or up.
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