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lassie

[las-ee]
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noun
  1. a young girl; lass.
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Origin of lassie

First recorded in 1715–25; lass + -ie
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Related Words for lassie

maid, maiden, colleen, daughter, adolescent, teenager, lady, she, schoolgirl, damsel, female, girl, miss, missy, lassie, floozy, babe, doll, honey, skirt

Examples from the Web for lassie

Contemporary Examples of lassie

Historical Examples of lassie

  • I hae seen the lassie ance mair, and she's better and bonnier nor ever!

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • I never did, and I never will hit a lassie, lat her kill me!'

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • When I hear of a lassie I like fine to know her colour first.

    The Christian

    Hall Caine

  • You mean the same gentleman, lassie, who left his card here!

    Tony Butler

    Charles James Lever

  • Aye dreaming, that was you; you'll be dreaming next that the lassie likes you.


British Dictionary definitions for lassie

lassie

noun
  1. informal a little lass; girl
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