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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Daman dä"mȧn (Zoöl) A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is Hyrax Brucei; -- called also ashkoko dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Daman The Syrian hyrax, Hyrax syriacus; the cony of the Bible. See cony and Hyrax. Also written damon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Daman dam′an the Syrian hyrax, the cony of the Bible.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

He financed more especially a Balinini chief called Haji Daman.
"End of the Tether" by Joseph Conrad
We went back to Daman, and from thence to Diou, where we arrived in a short time.
"A Voyage to Abyssinia" by Jerome Lobo
She heard him pronounce several names: Belarab, Daman, Tengga, Ningrat.
"The Rescue" by Joseph Conrad
But the son of Daman so struck the shield with his left knee that he cast Cuculain from him like a child.
"Ireland, Historic and Picturesque" by Charles Johnston
DAMAN, a Portuguese settlement with a port of the same name in Gujarat, India, 100 m. N. of Bombay.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
From Daman we went to Chaul, and thence to Goa, where we arrived on the 18th November, 1609.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII." by Robert Kerr
Own brothers were he and Daman, Ferdiad's father.
"The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge" by Unknown
DAMAN taken by C. de Braganza, 195: still belongs to Portugal, 205.
"Rulers of India: Albuquerque" by Henry Morse Stephens
AN'DAMANS, a chain of islands on the east side of the Bay of Bengal, the principal being the North, Middle, South, and Little Andamans.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Artificial grasses are also much cultivated, and fruits largely, especially in the Koh Daman.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various

In poetry:

I pledge my word, I vow, and not in vain,
Though in the combat we may be as one,
That it is I who shall the victory gain
Over the son of Daman, Dare's son.
"Ferdiah; Or, The Fight At The Ford" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
In body-cutting combat, on the field
Of spears, when all is lost or all is won,
None braver ever yet held up a shield,
Than thou, Ferdiah, Daman's ruddy son.
"Ferdiah; Or, The Fight At The Ford" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
To-day awaits thy hand a greater deed,
To battle with Ferdiah, Daman's son.
Hard, bloody weapons with sharp points thou'lt need,
Cuchullin, ere the victory be won.
"Ferdiah; Or, The Fight At The Ford" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Thou art the cause of what has been done,
O son of Daman, Dare's son,
Of all that has happened thou art the cause,
Whom hither a woman's counsel draws—
Whom hither a wily woman doth send
To measure swords with thy earliest friend.
"Ferdiah; Or, The Fight At The Ford" by Denis Florence MacCarthy

In news:

Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman, the evil genius who masterminded Chuck Bass's look and invented the Cleavage Rhombus, had a few things to say about the Parents Television Council's war against the show's impending threesome plotline.
IRVINE, Calif – Daman Starring scored 25 points on 7 of 15 shooting including a perfect 10 for 10 from the free-throw line to lead UC Irvine past Nevada in a comfortable 78-64 season opening victory Saturday.
5-at-10: Da'Rick is DaMan, weekend picks and the conference shuffle.
Emily Christine Pitts and Daman James Essert were married on July 25, 2009 at the North Naples United Methodist Church.
5-at-10: Da'Rick is DaMan, weekend picks and the conference shuffle.
Damane's event, and so many more like him.
When Damane Tenner's name began appearing in the sports section, we could only laugh.
George and Linda Daman look at a lamp in Classic Furniture during Small Business Saturday in downtown Cañon City.
Compete in The Fluid Power Challenge, which was arranged and sponsored by Daman Products Co.
Gossip Girl costume designer Eric Daman is hosting.
Steeli is the daughter of Daman and Kristi Harp of Keller.
Wanda Leigh Daman passed away on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at the Hospice of Kitsap County Care Center in Bremerton.
Senior Daman Starring, left, averaged 11.4 points per game last season for UC Irvine.
Paul Daman's fourth-grade letter writers at Northern Elementary School finally met their pen pals face to face.
Michael Joseph Daman, 24, of 458 Cypress Avenue, was arrested.