variants: or girl child
plural girl-children or girl children
Definition of girl-child
: a young female child On the summer evening – Tom Hard took the girl child to the house of a relative where she had been invited to spend the night.— Sherwood Anderson, Winesburg, Ohio, 1919 But then I … look at the sleeping girl-child in my arms, her small hand curled around one of my fingers …— W. P. Kinsella, Shoeless Joe, 1982
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incapable of being surmounted or overcome
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