To stop or prevent passage of
Structure to impound water
Mother, usually of a four-legged animal
The rest was blocked, as if a dam was placed there.
Dolokhov who was in the midst of the crowd forced his way to the edge of the dam, throwing two soldiers off their feet, and ran onto the slippery ice that covered the millpool.
The dam differs in shape according to the nature of particular localities.
is about equally divided by the Merrimac, which is here crossed by a great stone dam 900 ft.
She clamped a hand over her mouth to dam the frustration.