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1. The female offspring of a man or woman; a female child of any age.

2. A daughter in law; a son's wife. Ruth 3:1.

3. A woman; plural female inhabitants.

Dinah went out to see the daughters of the land.

Genesis 34:1.

4. A female descendant; lineage of females. Luke I.

5. The female penitent of a confessor.

This word is used in scripture for the inhabitants of a city or country, male and female. Isaiah 16:1, Matthew 21:5. Also as a term of affection or kindness.

Daughter, be of good comfort. Matthew 9:22.