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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Used as a familiar term of address for a young woman or girl.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A young female; miss.
  • adj. Of, or pertaining to, female clothing or clothing sizes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See misy.
  • n. An affectionate, or contemptuous, form of miss; a young girl; a miss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or resembling a miss or young lady; characteristic of young misses; sentimental.
  • n. A diminutive of miss: common in England and in the southern United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a young woman

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