Origin: oe. Doughter, doghter, dohter, as. Dohtor, dohter; akin to os. Dohtar, D. Dochter, g. Tochter, Icel. Dtir, Sw. Dotter, dan. Dotter, datter, goth. Daohtar, OSlav. Dshti, Russ. Doche, lith. Dukt, gr, Zen. Dughdhar, Skr. Duhit; possibly originally, the milker, cf. Skr. Duh to milk, 245.
2. A female descendant; a woman. This woman, being a daughter of Abraham. (Luke xiii. 16) Dinah, the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughter of the land. (gen. Xxxiv. 1)