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lass

[ las ]
/ læs /
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noun

a girl or young woman, especially one who is unmarried.
a female sweetheart: a young lad and his lass.

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Origin of lass

1250–1300; Middle English las, lasse, of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for lass

lass
/ (læs) /

noun

a girl or young woman
informal a familiar form of address for any female

Word Origin for lass

C13: origin uncertain
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