donzel (n.)

titular designation of a young gentleman; "a young man of gentle or noble birth; young attendant, page, youth of good quality not yet knighted," 1580s, not found in Middle English, from Old French danzel, Old Italian donzello, from Medieval Latin domicellus, diminutive of Latin dominus "master," from domus "house" (from PIE root *dem- "house, household").

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