- a range of sizes from 7 to 14, for garments made for girls.
- a garment in this size range.
- the department or section of a store where these garments are sold.
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Origin of girl
usage note for girl
Referring to one's female office assistant or housekeeper as the girl or my girl, once in common use, is now considered unacceptable. Working girl, meaning “a woman who works,” girl/gal Friday, meaning “a female office assistant,” and other occupational terms such as career girl and college girl, are also dated and often perceived as insulting. Working girl as a slang term meaning “a prostitute” is sometimes used by female prostitutes as a euphemistic self-reference. See also lady, woman.
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Example sentences from the Web for girl
The brother of a girl who made her debut in New Orleans society was shaking his fists in excitement.
Once upon a time, a girl named Onika Maraj dreamed of being an actress.
But religious tolerance would be a wholesome goodie for every boy and girl.
They made quiet plans together, saying that when they had a child together, they wanted a girl called Grace.
During his early attempts to become a director, he met Alma Reville, an English girl just one day younger than himself.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"But it is terrible to have the air so full of noise," continued the girl, as she made a little face at her brother.Walter and the Wireless|Sara Ware Bassett
She is married now and lives at Ashland, and has two nice children, a boy and a girl.How To Do It|Edward Everett Hale
The girl slipped away from him, reached the staircase that led to the lower floor, and bounded down.
He began to covet this girl mightily, even while he told himself that he was a fool for his pains.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
"There be scores of inns near the river," said the captain to the girl.Captain Ravenshaw|Robert Neilson Stephens