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daygirl

(ˈdeɪˌɡɜːl)
n
(Education) Brit a girl who attends a boarding school daily, but returns home each evening
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Noun1.daygirl - a day boarder who is a girl
day boarder - a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
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Kate is sent away from her parents and much younger sister to become a boarder in the inner city private school where she had been a daygirl. She has to share a room, bathroom, and mealtimes, do her own laundry.
Former Downe House head, Susan Cameron, said Kate had been a daygirl and added: "If Kate had been badly bullied I don't think she would be the girl she is.
Still can't believe what a little gobs***e I was back in the dayGirls Aloud have grown up.