from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A girl, especially, a great awkward girl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A girl; esp., a great, awkward girl; a wench.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rustic girl; a gawky young woman; a wench.


Possibly from Danish moer. (Wiktionary)


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