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Word meaning 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.

Crossword clues for dam

- Obstruct
- River barrier
- Stud mare
- Warragamba or Eildon
- Water storage
- Water supply
- Weir

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