(sometimes initial capital letters) a member of a British organization of girls (Girl Guides) founded in England by Lord Robert S. S. Baden-Powell and his sister Lady Agnes as a sister organization of the Girl Scouts.
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Origin of girl guide
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for girl guide
The great advantage of a girl-guide is that she takes you to the right place and you can rest on the way.Through the Land of the Serb|Mary Edith Durham
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