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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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