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lassie

Syllabification: las·sie
Pronunciation: /ˈlasē
 
/

Definition of lassie in English:

noun

chiefly Scottish & Northern English
Another term for lass.
Example sentences
  • When I was a wee lassie I of course had a Barbie doll.
  • Just one piece of advice, lads or lassies: make sure you know the answer is going to be ‘yes’ before you grab that microphone.
  • Sometimes he does things with the ball that are magnificent, other times he gives it away when you'd expect a wee lassie to keep hold of it.

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