Girl

Girl

1. A young person of either sex; a child.

2. A female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young maiden.

3. A female servant; a maidservant.

4. (Science: zoology) a roebuck two years old.

Origin: oe. Girle, gerle, gurle, a girl (in sense 1): cf. LG. Gor child.


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