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lass

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

[Middle English las, probably of Scandinavian origin.]
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lass

(læs)
n
1. a girl or young woman
2. informal a familiar form of address for any female
[C13: origin uncertain]
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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.]
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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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lass

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

[læs] n (esp in Northern Britain) → ragazza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lass

(lӕs) noun
a girl.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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References in classic literature ?
"Hark ye, lasses and dames, hark ye, Good meat come buy, come buy, Three pen'orths go for one penny, And a kiss is good, say I!"
It was at the dawn of day in the merry Maytime, when hedgerows are green and flowers bedeck the meadows; daisies pied and yellow cuckoo buds and fair primroses all along the briery hedges; when apple buds blossom and sweet birds sing, the lark at dawn of day, the throstle cock and cuckoo; when lads and lasses look upon each other with sweet thoughts; when busy housewives spread their linen to bleach upon the bright green grass.
And so he came to dwell in the greenwood that was to be his home for many a year to come, never again to see the happy days with the lads and lasses of sweet Locksley Town; for he was outlawed, not only because he had killed a man, but also because he had poached upon the King's deer, and two hundred pounds were set upon his head, as a reward for whoever would bring him to the court of the King.
if I'd had the luck to call at the stone house wi' my pack, as lies here,"--stooping and thumping the bundle emphatically with his fist,--"an' th' handsome young lasses all stannin' out on the stone steps, it ud' ha' been summat like openin' a pack, that would.
Why, it nibbles off three shillin' o' the price i' no time; an' then a packman like me can carry 't to the poor lasses as live under the dark thack, to make a bit of a blaze for 'em.
But Rose hushed the noise by slipping into the circle, and making them dance prettily like lads and lasses round a May-pole; while Phebe, coming in with fresh water for the flowers, began to twitter, chirp, and coo, as if all the birds of the air had come to join in the spring revel of the eight cousins.
Lammeter--that's Miss Osgood as was--died afore the lasses was growed up; but for prosperity and everything respectable, there's no family more looked on."
Called Leadhills Music Blast, the music festival will be held from September 6 to 8, featuring Archie Fisher,The Lasses, McKerron, Brechin and O hEadhra on the Friday.
"I heard a commotion outside and there was a woman surrounded by about six lasses," said Daniel Knox, who lives yards from the scene and whose partner helped break the brawl up.
Every morning and evening, you'd see bikes propped up outside the paper shop, ready for the lads and lasses to hop on and deliver the day's news through letterboxes across Teesside.
Bootle-based Dads, Lads and Lasses has received funding from Children in Need and is to be featured on the BBC's annual fundraising extravaganza later this month.
That thing's visible from freakin' space pet - although it might get mixed up with the scores of other 'individually' marked, rainbow encased, bright yellow pulley cases that other similarly 'fashion aware' lasses have contrived to bring.