Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman or girl.
  • noun The centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second, used especially in the measurement of gravity.

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  • noun A gallon.
  • noun A galileo.
  • noun colloquial, dated An adolescent girl or young woman.

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of girl.]

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

[After Galileo Galilei.]

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From gallon.

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Shortened from galileo

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Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.

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