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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English lasse < Old Norse *lasqa (an unmarried woman). Cognate with Scots [[lassie#Template:Sco|lassie]].

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Singular
Lass

Plural
lasses

Lass (lasses)

  1. (archaic, informal) A young woman or girl.
    "Come and dance, ye lads and lasses!"
  2. Template:Geordie A sweetheart.

Usage notes[edit | edit source]

Still prevalent in Northern English dialects such as Geordie, Mackem and Northumbrian. Sometimes used poetically in other dialects of English.

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German[edit | edit source]

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lass

  1. Template:De-verb form of
  2. (colloquial) Template:De-verb form of

fr:lass io:lass is:lass it:lass hu:lass pl:lass ru:lass fi:lass te:lass vi:lass zh:lass

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