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lass

 (lăs)
n.
1. A girl or young woman.
2. A sweetheart.

[Middle English las, probably of Scandinavian origin.]

lass

(læs)
n
1. a girl or young woman
2. informal a familiar form of address for any female
[C13: origin uncertain]

lass

(læs)

n.
1. a girl or young woman, esp. one who is unmarried.
2. a female sweetheart.
[1250–1300; Middle English las, lasse, of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lass - a girl or young woman who is unmarriedlass - a girl or young woman who is unmarried
bobby-socker, bobbysoxer - an adolescent girl wearing bobby socks (common in the 1940s)
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Lolita - a sexually precocious young girl

lass

noun girl, young woman, miss, bird (slang), maiden, chick (slang), maid, damsel, colleen (Irish), lassie (informal), wench (facetious) She's a Lancashire lass from Longton, near Preston.
Translations
فَتَاةٌفَتاة صَغيرَه
děvčedívka
tøspige
tyttö
djevojka
kislány
stúlka
少女
아가씨
meičameitēns
flicka
เด็กผู้หญิง
thiếu nữ

lass

[læs] N (esp Scot) → muchacha f, chica f, chavala f (Sp) , cabra f (Chile) , piba f (S. Cone) , chamaca f (CAm, Mex) ; (= country lass) → moza f, zagala f

lass

[ˈlæs] nfille f, jeune femme f
Anne is a Lancashire lass → Anne est une fille du Lancashire., Anne est une jeune femme du Lancashire.

lass

n(junges) Mädchen, Mädel nt (dial); (= country lass)Mädchen ntvom Land; (= sweetheart)Freundin f, → Schatz m

lass

[læs] n (esp in Northern Britain) → ragazza

lass

(lӕs) noun
a girl.

lass

فَتَاةٌ dívka tøs Mädchen κοπέλα muchacha tyttö jeune fille djevojka ragazza 少女 아가씨 meisje jente dziewczyna moça, rapariga девушка flicka เด็กผู้หญิง genç kız thiếu nữ 少女
References in classic literature ?
In Limekilns we entered a small change-house, which we only knew to be a public by the wand over the door, and bought some bread and cheese from a good-looking lass that was the servant.
There was besides in the inn, as servant, an Asturian lass with a broad face, flat poll, and snub nose, blind of one eye and not very sound in the other.
His good-humor made the people laugh also and crowd round his cart closely, shouting uproariously when some buxom lass submitted to be kissed.
He let them fall, turned a smiling face upon her, and said, as he broke into a good-humoured laugh, 'Ay, Rachael, lass, awlus a muddle.
"Now," quoth Robin, "will I go too, for fain would I draw a string for the bright eyes of my lass and a butt of good October brewing." So up he got and took his good stout yew bow and a score or more of broad clothyard arrows, and started off from Locksley Town through Sherwood Forest to Nottingham.
See here now," Bob went on, becoming rapid again, and holding up a scarlet woollen Kerchief with an embroidered wreath in the corner; "here's a thing to make a lass's mouth water, an' on'y two shillin'--an' why?
"She is right, nevertheless, Rosy, and so are you, for the two things go together, and in helping seven lads you are unconsciously doing much to improve one lass," said Dr.
Osgood as now is, and a fine handsome lass she was--eh, you can't think-- they pretend this young lass is like her, but that's the way wi' people as don't know what come before 'em.
"Ye're a feeckle, changeable weathercock, lass," says I.
I remember the master, before he fell into a doze, stroking her bonny hair - it pleased him rarely to see her gentle - and saying, 'Why canst thou not always be a good lass, Cathy?' And she turned her face up to his, and laughed, and answered, 'Why cannot you always be a good man, father?' But as soon as she saw him vexed again, she kissed his hand, and said she would sing him to sleep.
She sat down in one corner of the room, and began to bewail her hard fate; when on a sudden the door opened, and a droll-looking little man hobbled in, and said, 'Good morrow to you, my good lass; what are you weeping for?' 'Alas!' said she, 'I must spin this straw into gold, and I know not how.' 'What will you give me,' said the hobgoblin, 'to do it for you?' 'My necklace,' replied the maiden.
Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass, And her ropes are taut with the dew, For we're booming down on the old trail, our own trail, the out trail,