noun Australian Slang.
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But our casting department—Georgianne Walken and Sheila Jaffe, suggested him.David Chase on Tony Soprano’s Fate, the State of TV, and Why He Couldn’t Finish ‘True Detective’|Marlow Stern|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Men, especially young men… they see something about me which is a nice feeling,” says Sheila.‘My Granny The Escort’: Meet 85-Year-Old Sheila Vogel-Coupe, Britain’s Oldest Prostitute|Marlow Stern|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas proclaimed this week that the Constitution is 400 years old.The Constitution Is 400 Years Old and More Pearls From Sheila Jackson Lee|Ben Jacobs|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was inspired by the short story “Mermaid in a Jar” by writer Sheila Heti, who spoke with Simmons for Interview magazine.
It seems Sheila Heti has got to that point that successful authors can get to when they write about the place in which they live.
If Sheila had fancied it to be her duty, she would have come here at any cost.
As if he had paid attention to the pronunciation of any one except Sheila herself!
Sheila pinned her with steady eyes, while her mouth looked as if it could never grow gentle and demure again.
Sheila grinned sympathetically as she completed the sentence.
Sheila Kaye-Smith has a wonderful gift for depicting the passion of true love in the most beautiful manner.Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais
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Word Origin and History for sheila
fem. proper name, Irish equivalent of Celia, shortened form of Cecilia, the fem. form of Cecil. A standard type of an Irish women's name since 1828; slang for "girlfriend, young woman" dates from 1839.