For example: the damsel is tied to the train tracks, the Pacific Union hurtling her way.
Not only, in the rarest of cases, where there a female lead in a blockbuster action movie, but the damsel in distress was a dude.
Nicole Kidman stretched as a Southern damsel in The Paperboy, but the movie was widely panned.
In the eyes of these designers, this woman is more of a damsel than a dame.
I thought to see thee mounted as no other damsel in Warwickshire, and see the result.
Already I have endured more than enough in the interests of this damsel.
The damsel replied, weeping, that she had lost her company in the wood and enquired how near she was to Anagni.
His face was comely as a damsel's, his eyes blue and his hair golden.
When, therefore, the lady had entered in the chapel, the damsel went straightway to the knight.
Who was the damsel I saw you making up to in the Park the other day?
late 12c., from Old French dameisele "woman of noble birth" (Modern French demoiselle "young lady"), modified (by association with dame) from earlier donsele, from Gallo-Romance *domnicella, diminutive of Latin domina "lady" (see dame). Archaic until revived by romantic poets, along with 16c.-17c. variant form damozel.