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n. Australian Slang
A girl or young woman.

[From the name Sheila.]


old-fashioned Austral and NZ an informal word for girl, woman
[C19: from the girl's name Sheila]


(ˈʃi lə)

n., pl. -las. Australian Slang.
a girl or young woman.
[generic use of proper name]


n (Austral inf) → Biene f (inf), → Puppe f (inf)
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Sheila Campbell, from Tuebrook, described the meeting, which came 72 years after her father Harry Marsh was killed, as "completely overwhelming".
Sheila and Ronald Hambly, who live in Tonteg, near Pontypridd, were hitched on July 16, 1955.
Nearly five decades ago, it was the home of wealthy Maxwell Garvie, who was murdered by his wife Sheila and her lover Brian Tevendale.
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HER antics as Madge in ITV's sunshine comedy Benidorm have won Sheila Reid millions of fans, but she thought her first audition for the role would be her last.
FITNESS instructor Sheila Frampton has proved its never too late to brush up skills learned in childhood.