Chiefly British. a former student at a girl's school, especially a preparatory school.
(used in informal direct address to a woman.)
a lively elderly woman.
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(sometimes capitals) British a female ex-pupil of a school
informal, mainly British
- a familiar name used to refer to a woman
- an old woman
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