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n. Australian Slang
A girl or young woman.

[From the name Sheila.]
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old-fashioned Austral and NZ an informal word for girl, woman
[C19: from the girl's name Sheila]
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(ˈʃi lə)

n., pl. -las. Australian Slang.
a girl or young woman.
[generic use of proper name]
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n (Austral inf) → Biene f (inf), → Puppe f (inf)
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On Baste's Instagram account, managed by his parents, Papa Sol and Mama Sheila, a photo shows Maine visiting Baste and his brother Samsam, who also has dengue.
Sheila Cairney and her sister Anne Hil started fostering in May last year.
Groundwood publisher Sheila Barry passed away on November 15, 2017, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, due to complications following her treatment for cancer.
Languorous, thirty-five-year old Sheila steals her dead grandmother's shoe box, filled with 382 letters, and discovers a secret past.
Sheila Turner's dying wish came true when the X-Factor winner kissed and hugged her after stopping by at her Wythenshawe home on Friday.
Their first battle ended with Sheila suffering from a concussion and figuring out a way to stay at the Forrester Mansion.
Sheila Domino is turning 15 and her life will never be the same again.
Sheila and Ronald Hambly, who live in Tonteg, near Pontypridd, were hitched on July 16, 1955.
Gillingham, United Kingdom, December 08, 2014 --( When British housewife, Sheila Ware came up with a new kitchen accessory to help with food preparation process the last place people expected her to launch it was on Kickstarter.