lass·​ie | \ ˈla-sē How to pronounce lassie (audio) \

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when she was just a wee lassie a pretty young lassie of 16 years
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1725, in the meaning defined above

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“Lassie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of lassie

chiefly Scotland, informal : a young girl


lass·​ie | \ ˈla-sē How to pronounce lassie (audio) \

Kids Definition of lassie

: a young girl

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