Lass definition

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A girl or young woman.
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A sweetheart.
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A sweetheart.
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A young woman; girl.
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The definition of a lass is a girl or a female loved one.

An example of a lass is a young girl in Scotland.

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(archaic, informal) A young woman or girl.

"Come and dance, ye lads and lasses!"

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(Geordie) A sweetheart.
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(scot.) A girl servant; maid.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lass
Plural:
lasses

Origin of lass

  • Middle English las probably of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English lasse, from Old Norse *lasqa (“an unmarried woman"). Cognate with Scots lassie.

    From Wiktionary