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Miss.

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  • I don't mean those worthless words that so many beggars use without meaning: "A thousand blessings on your head, miss."

    The Pearl of Love Madeline Leslie
  • Mr. Cornelius took her more—more philosophically, as you might say, miss.

    The Girl from Sunset Ranch Amy Bell Marlowe
  • Wainwright waved away all such trifling barriers as "Mister" and "miss." He came towards her with his face stern and determined.

    Van Bibber and Others Richard Harding Davis
  • If them other people get on to the house, she'll spill the beans to them sure, miss.

    The Fifth Ace Douglas Grant
  • Alice, did I not tell you that you were on no account to call her miss.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
British Dictionary definitions for miss.

Miss.

abbreviation
1.
Mississippi
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Related Abbreviations for miss.

Miss.

Mississippi
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