jillet

[ jil-it ]
/ ˈdʒɪl ɪt /

noun Scot.

a giddy or flirtatious girl or young woman.

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Origin of jillet

1745–55; earlier gillot, equivalent to GillJill + -ot (<French -otte as in Charlotte)

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