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old girl

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. Unabridged
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  • Ogula camp no place for old girl if they short of chop and hungry.

    The Yellow God H. Rider Haggard
  • It must be said that Lalie had a pale and serious look, with the expression of an old girl.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • "I can't talk to you when you talk like that, old girl," he had said.

    This Freedom A. S. M. Hutchinson
  • You do keep account of my goin's and comin's, don't you, old girl?

    Fair Harbor Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • He couldn't do nothing with them, so he turns back and offers to carry the old girl's basket.

    Uncle Joe's Stories Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugesson, First Baron Brabourne
  • Buck up, old girl, it is never so bad that it might not be worse!

    The Adventurous Seven Bessie Marchant
  • Your brain's been right enough until to-day, old girl, and it will be again.

    The Invader Margaret L. Woods
  • Well, I didn't want to be too hard on the old girl, so I let her down easy.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • Aunt Lavinia says it belongs to Ainsleigh, but I never saw it till it was round the throat of the old girl.

    The Mandarin's Fan Fergus Hume
British Dictionary definitions for old girl

old girl

(sometimes capitals) (Brit) a female ex-pupil of a school
(informal, mainly Brit)
  1. a familiar name used to refer to a woman
  2. an old woman
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old girl

noun phrase

An old woman; also, a wife (1791+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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