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old girl

Chiefly British. a former student at a girl's school, especially a preparatory school.
(used in informal direct address to a woman.)
a lively elderly woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • If the old girl don't like my style, why the walking isn't all taken up.

    Chip, of the Flying U B. M. Bower
  • It must be said that Lalie had a pale and serious look, with the expression of an old girl.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • You do keep account of my goin's and comin's, don't you, old girl?

    Fair Harbor

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • The old girl must be protected from that sort of eye-opener, if I've to forswear my soul.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • "I can always get a rise that way, eh, old girl," cried Dick.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • Anyhow, though, I'd try the old girl on agriculture for a while, if I were you.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
  • Buck up, old girl, it is never so bad that it might not be worse!

    The Adventurous Seven

    Bessie Marchant
  • Well, I didn't want to be too hard on the old girl, so I let her down easy.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service
  • She's no debutante any more, you know; she's an 'old girl' in her fifth season.

    Under the Country Sky Grace S. Richmond
British Dictionary definitions for old girl

old girl

(sometimes capitals) (Brit) a female ex-pupil of a school
(informal, mainly Brit)
  1. a familiar name used to refer to a woman
  2. an old woman
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for old girl

old girl

noun phrase

An old woman; also, a wife (1791+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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