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schoolgirl

[skool-gurl] /ˈskulˌgɜrl/
noun
1.
a girl attending school.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; school1 + girl
Related forms
schoolgirlish, adjective
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Word Origin and History for school-girl

schoolgirl

n.

1777, from school (n.1) + girl. As an adjective from 1922.

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