lassie

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of lass.

Noun[edit]

lassie (plural lassies)

  1. (chiefly Scotland, Northern England, Geordie, Northumbrian) A young girl, a lass, especially one seen as a sweetheart.
    • 2012, Celtic Woman, Believe (album): Green Grow the Rushes (song)
      Green grow the rushes, oh
      Green grow the rushes, oh
      The sweetest hours that e'er I spent
      Are spent among the lassies, oh

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References[edit]

  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After English Lassie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑsːie/
  • Hyphenation: las‧si‧e

Noun[edit]

lassie

  1. (colloquial) rough collie (breed of dog)

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Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

lassie (plural lassies)

  1. A young girl, a lass.