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popsy

[pop-see] /ˈpɒp si/
noun, plural popsies. British Informal.
1.
a girl or young woman.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; generic use of a term of endearment, probably pop(pet) + -sy
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British Dictionary definitions for popsy

popsy

/ˈpɒpsɪ/
noun (pl) -sies
1.
(old-fashioned, Brit, slang) an attractive young woman
Word Origin
C19: diminutive formed from pop, shortened from poppet; originally a nursery term
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