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Noun1.mill-girl - a girl who works in a millmill-girl - a girl who works in a mill    
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
factory worker, mill-hand - a workman in a mill or factory
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1979 Dame Gracie Fields, the Lancashire mill-girl who sang her way into the hearts of millions, died at her Capri home aged 81.
The Annie McLeod Experience is an innovative trip that tells the story of the ghost of a mill-girl as she goes back in time to the days of the working mill.
It illuminates the lives of a number of compelling individuals, like former Lowell mill-girl Susan Parson Brown who lived with a diverse group of boarders in Boston and seemed to consider the other residents part of her "family.