Dam

6 Definitions of Dam

The meaning of the word dam, the definition of Dam:

n. - A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.

n. - A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.

n. - A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water.

n. - A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.

v. t. - 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.

v. t. - To shut up; to stop up; to close; to restrain.


The word "dam" uses 3 letters: A D M

Direct anagrams of dam:

mad

Words formed by adding one letter before or after dam, or to dam in any order:

e - dame made mead   i - amid diam maid   n - damn   p - damp   r - dram   s - dams mads   u - duma maud  

Shorter words found within dam:

ad am dm ma

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