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  • noun Britain, Canada, Australia A junior Girl Guide.
  • noun US A junior Girl Scout.

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From the story "The Brownies" by Juliana Horatia Ewing, written in 1870. In the story two children, Tommy and Betty, learn that children can be helpful brownies or lazy boggarts.

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