sheilas

sheila

[shee-luh]
noun Australian Slang.
a girl or young woman.

Origin:
special use of proper name

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Sheila

[shee-luh]
noun
a female given name, form of Celia.
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sheila (ˈʃiːlə)
 
n
old-fashioned (Austral), (NZ) girl an informal word for woman
 
[C19: from the girl's name Sheila]

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Sheila
fem. proper name, Ir. equivalent of Celia, shortened form of Cecilia (see Cecil). A standard type of an Ir. women's name since 1828; slang for "girlfriend, young woman" dates from 1839.
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