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old girlnoun

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  • old girl noun (OLD WOMAN)

[C] mainly UK informal an ​old woman: The ​pooroldgirl doesn't get out much these ​days. [as form of address] mainly UK old-fashioned informal a way that some men ​addressfemalefriends that they have ​known for many ​years: Come on, ​oldgirl, we haven't got all ​day.
  • old girl noun (STUDENT)

[C] UK An ​oldgirl of a ​particularschool is a woman who went to ​school there as a ​child: an old-girl ​reunion
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