best girl

best girl

n
archaic one's sweetheart
References in classic literature ?
I thought," she continued, "that it was just the other way about; that it was presence and not absence that made the heart of man grow fonder, and that if a man's best girl, so to say, was away, he was able to make himself very comfortable with his second-best
In fact, most men in Middlemarch, except her brothers, held that Miss Vincy was the best girl in the world, and some called her an angel.
She WAS the best girl I ever see, and had the most sand.
After a few drinks Goldberger began, with some hesitation, to narrate how he had had a quarrel over his best girl with a professional "cardsharp," who had hit him in the jaw.
American girls are the best girls," he said cheerfully to his young companion.
Emerging the best boy player of the year among players aged between 16 to 18 years, was Nyali Golf and Country Club's Agil Is-Haq, while Muthaiga's Kellie Gachaga was voted the best girl player in the 16-18 category.
The Best Boy and Best Girl prizes in the Tommy Wilson Cup will be announced at the event.
But Sen, who was crowned Miss Universe in Manila, vowed to choose the best girl to succeed Philippines' Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.
I know what a Best Girl is, even had a couple of my own.
Frankie Lafrati took home the Best Girl Trophy at the annual Birmingham School Sailing Association (BSSA) OnBoard Regatta at Edgbaston Reservoir on July 4.
Woman Grand Master (WGM) Zhansaya Abdul Malek of Kazakhstan was named Best Girl Under-20 after she placed runner-up in the World Girls Chess Championship of 2013.
The award winners were in year age categories, in first, second and third order, as follows: Aged eight Girls: Elizabeth Rowntree, Olivia Jackson, Libby Jones Boys: Jude White, Mason McMurray, Charlie Perkins Aged nine Girls: Jasmine Edwards, Maria Savage, Chloe Carver Boys: Callum Lloyd, Joshua Rawlings, Adrian Judge Aged ten Girls: Sarah Holden, Holly Bates, Zaya Hancox Boys: Jude Schofield, Isaac Rowntree, Harvey Way Aged 11 Girls: Emily Reid, Bobbie Clisham, Emma Whitehouse Boys: Daniel Reidy, Seth Schofield, Thomas Reidy Best Girl Performance: Emily Reid Best Boy Performance: Lucas Bennett Most Improved: Elisabeth Rowntree