Usage examples for dames:
- Amongst the jewelled clusters of fair and dainty dames, my eye sought in vain for the face of Madame; but my glance was, for the moment, arrested by the graceful figure of the celebrated La Noirmoutiers, as, with one arched and scarlet- shod foot resting on the white marble of the topmost step of the stairway, she turned to address some laughing remark to the cavalier who was her escort. - "The Chevalier d'Auriac", S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats.
- From Nature's earliest days conceal'd, Men of their own these climates yield, And scepter'd dames, no doubt, are there, Queens like yourself, but not so fair. - "The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III)", Philip Freneau.
- February 28.- Was engaged to dine to- day at Godwin's, and to walk with the four dames. - "The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)", Florence A. Thomas Marshall.