Definition of girl-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