from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A lass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A young girl, a lass, especially one seen as a sweetheart.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A young girl; a lass.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little lass; a young girl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a girl or young woman who is unmarried


Diminutive of lass. (Wiktionary)



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  • Look twice at the kid with the crimped
    And overheated hair
    They ran a book on his looks
    Odds on was the noble pose and
    The denim hard riff of the Irish Troubadour
    But the boy came from nowhere to
    Steal the hearts of lassies in the lavvies of the club tonight.

    (I know where the summer goes, by Belle and Sebastian)

    November 13, 2008