millie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the English diminutive given name Millie.

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Noun[edit]

millie (plural millies)

  1. (Northern Ireland, 19th Century, pejorative or affectionate) a mill-worker, usually a young, working class woman working in the factories of Ireland's linen industry.[1]
  2. (modern, pejorative or affectionate) A working class, harsh-spoken woman, often unemployed (also mil-bag).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC Newsline broadcast 27th of May 2010
  2. ^ Give my Head Peace

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