girl


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Girl \Girl\ (g[~e]rl), n. [OE. girle, gerle, gurle, a girl (in
   sense 1): cf. LG. g["o]r child.]
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   1. A young person of either sex; a child. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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   2. A female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young
      maiden.
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   3. A female servant; a maidservant. [U. S.]
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   4. (Zool.) A roebuck two years old. [Prov. Eng.]
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