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Definition of lass noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lass

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//læs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læs//
 
(also lassie
BrE BrE//ˈlæsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæsi//
 
)
(Scottish English, Northern British English) Youth
 
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a girl; a young woman compare lad, laddie See related entries: Youth Word Origin Middle English: based on Old Norse laskura (feminine adjective) ‘unmarried’.