American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A girl or young woman.
- n. A sweetheart.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A girl: in familiar language often applied to a woman of any age.
- n. A sweetheart.
- n. A maid-servant; a servant-girl.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A young woman; a girl; a sweetheart.
- n. a girl or young woman who is unmarried
- From Middle English lasse, from Old Norse *lasqa ("an unmarried woman"). Cognate with Scots lassie. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English las, probably of Scandinavian origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A fair, young lass is the one thing we focus on as we begin, looking straight at her as she stares into the camera saying that “you” are about to die.”
“She knows she must run for election in 2010, and the lass is running scared.”
“And Graham's gobby Welsh lass is national treasure Charlotte Church.”
“The Tobago lass is the first female athlete from Trinidad and Tobago to earn a medal at the global track and field meet.”
“But imagine that in the background, as this wee slip of a lass is performing, this dude in leather trousers and lounge-singer frilly shirt is wandering about, looking louche and lusty.”
“Coooooooor that black lass is a bit of alright isn't she?”
“The Paisley lass is good buddies with Gordon and Alastair and no doubt her and her brother have long gotten past any teenage rammies they used to have.”
“Seems a certain Irish lass started to celebrate the holiday early.”
“It will do no harm, and thou sayest the lass is pretty.”
“Are ye the new lass from the Hielands?" said another voice.”
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