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

  • n. A member of the Girl Guides, a British organization of young women and girls founded in 1910.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Attributive form of Girl Guides.
  • n. A member of the Girl Guides, a world wide youth organisation for girls.


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  • Not in the neglectful sense: she was, for most of my childhood, a stay-at-home mom who baked cookies and led Girl Guide troops and did crafts and told hour upon hour of bedtime stories and lunchtime stories, and camptime stories, and going-for-a-walk stories, and riding-in-the-car stories...

    All About My Mother

  • Over 40,000 British schools, nurseries and Scout and Girl Guide groups are now registered to benefit from the Active Kids scheme, and since launch over Ā£52m of sports and cooking equipment has been delivered.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Fresh Mint Ice Cream with Fudge Ripple: I am a big fan of chocolate mint combos, especially if they come in the form of Girl Guide cookies.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Girl Guide camp, as it turned out, was more my speed.

    » Camp Howdy

  • Also, I'm reminded of my Girl Guide den mother, who was rather butch and called all her charges by their family names.

    "Ann Althouse Defends Scott Turow's Honor."

  • Need another reason to by Girl Guide cookies this year?

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • Ginger means to tell his sister Teresa about the little Girl Guide and about his dream the next day at lunch when he brings Mr. Mahmoud his ginger-beer treat, but again it slips his mind.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • She removed the dress unhurriedly like a Girl Guide at a medical.

    Funeral In Berlin

  • Scout and in the Girl Guide movement, because in camp life we learn to do without so many things which while we are in houses we think are necessary, and find that we can do for ourselves many things where we used to think ourselves helpless.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • And that is what we teach in the Headquarters of the Girl Guide

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts


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