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lassie

[las-ee] /ˈlæs i/
noun
1.
a young girl; lass.
Origin of lassie
1715-1725
First recorded in 1715-25; lass + -ie
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  • I hae seen the lassie ance mair, and she's better and bonnier nor ever!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • I never did, and I never will hit a lassie, lat her kill me!'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • When I hear of a lassie I like fine to know her colour first.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • You mean the same gentleman, lassie, who left his card here!

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • Aye dreaming, that was you; you'll be dreaming next that the lassie likes you.

    Gilian The Dreamer Neil Munro
  • It was there this morning, and I saw her lassie going by with a bandbox in the middle of the day.

    Gilian The Dreamer Neil Munro
  • A lassie on the roadside met your fancy more than Geordie's men of war.

    Gilian The Dreamer Neil Munro
  • Say, you'll got my goat for sure if you kick up like this, lassie.

British Dictionary definitions for lassie

lassie

/ˈlæsɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) a little lass; girl
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