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 for daughter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daughter \Daugh"ter\, n.; pl. Daughters; obs. pl. Daughtren.
     [OE. doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to
     OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. d[=o]ttir, Sw.
     dotter, Dan. dotter, datter, Goth. da['u]htar,, OSlav.
     d[u^]shti, Russ. doche, Lith. dukt[=e], Gr. qyga`thr, Zend.
     dughdhar, Skr. duhit[.r]; possibly originally, the milker,
     cf. Skr. duh to milk. [root]68, 245.]
     1. The female offspring of the human species; a female child
        of any age; -- applied also to the lower animals.
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     2. A female descendant; a woman.
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              This woman, being a daughter of Abraham. --Luke
                                                    xiii. 16.
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              Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto
              Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land.
                                                    --Gen. xxxiv.
                                                    1.
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     3. A son's wife; a daughter-in-law.
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              And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters. --Ruth. i.
                                                    11.
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     4. A term of address indicating parental interest.
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              Daughter, be of good comfort.         --Matt. ix.
                                                    22.
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     Daughter cell (Biol.), one of the cells formed by cell
        division. See Cell division, under Division.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  daughter
      n 1: a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in
           her old age" [syn: daughter, girl] [ant: boy, son]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "daughter":
     aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud,
     buddy, child, country cousin, cousin, cousin once removed,
     cousin twice removed, descendant, father, first cousin,
     foster brother, foster child, frater, grandchild, granddaughter,
     grandnephew, grandniece, grandson, granduncle, great-aunt,
     great-uncle, half brother, heiress, kid brother, mother, nephew,
     niece, nuncle, nunks, nunky, offspring, scion, second cousin, sis,
     sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son, son and heir, sonny,
     stepbrother, stepchild, stepdaughter, stepsister, stepson, unc,
     uncle, uncs, uterine brother
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  daughter
  child
  successor
  
      (Or "child", "successor") In a tree, a
     node pointed to by a parent, i.e. another node closer to
     the root node.
  
     (1998-11-14)
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Daughter
     This word, besides its natural and proper sense, is used to
     designate, (1.) A niece or any female descendant (Gen. 20:12;
     24:48; 28:6). (2.) Women as natives of a place, or as professing
     the religion of a place; as, "the daughters of Zion" (Isa.
     3:16), "daughters of the Philistines" (2 Sam. 1:20). (3.) Small
     towns and villages lying around a city are its "daughters," as
     related to the metropolis or mother city. Tyre is in this sense
     called the daughter of Sidon (Isa. 23:12). (4.) The people of
     Jerusalem are spoken of as "the daughters of Zion" (Isa. 37:22).
     (5.) The daughters of a tree are its boughs (Gen. 49:22). (6.)
     The "daughters of music" (Eccl. 12:4) are singing women.
     

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  DAUGHTER. An immediate female descendant. See Son.
  
  

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