alphabet

Dam

Definition of dam:

part of speech: participle

Damming.

part of speech: noun

A bank or wall across a watercourse; any man- made contrivance to stop the flow of water or gas; a female parent of mammals; a sheet of rubber used by a dentist.

part of speech: verb

To keep back water by a bank or other obstruction:- pr. p. damming; pa. p. dammed.

part of speech: noun

An embankment to restrain water.

part of speech: verb

To restrain water by a bank, & c.

part of speech: noun

An obstruction to keep back water; a mother ( of brutes.).

part of speech: verb

To confine, or raise the level of, by a dam; restrain: usually with in or up.

part of speech: participle

Dammed.

part of speech: noun

A mother, applied to quadrupeds.

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