A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman. The term may also be used to mean a young woman.
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... In reality, the girl is lazy and has never learned to spin at all ... The king calls for the girl, shuts her in a tower room filled with straw and a spinning wheel, and demands that she spin the straw into gold by morning or he will cut off her head (other versions have the ... When the king takes the girl on the next morning to a larger room filled with straw to repeat the feat, the imp spins in return for the girl's ring ...
... Another of the Grimm's tales revolves about a girl trapped by false claims about her spinning abilities The Three Spinners ... However, the three women who assist that girl do not demand her firstborn, but instead ask that she invite them to her wedding and say that they are relatives of hers ... In one Italian variant, the girl must discover their names, as with Rumpelstiltskin, but not for the same reason she must use their names to invite them, and she has forgotten them ...
... Girl Scout cookies are made by large national commercial bakeries under license from Girl Scouts of the USA ... ABC Bakers has been licensed to produce Girl Scout cookies since 1936 ...
... Martin and Hewlett created Tank Girl, an anarchic strip about a teenage punk girl who drove a tank and had a mutant kangaroo for a boyfriend ... a wall of blown-up panels from Tank Girl set against 1970s wallpaper, a Ford Escort hung from the ceiling and toilets pasted with pages from old comic book annuals ... Tank Girl was also optioned to be made into a film by MGM after being considered by among others, Steven Spielberg ...
... The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is a global association supporting the female-oriented and female-only Guiding and Scouting organizations in 145 countries ...
Famous quotes containing the word girl:
“Im going out and get a girl for my picture, even if I have to marry one.”
—James Creelman. Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong)
“I met Jack Kennedy in November, 1946.... We went out on a double date and it turned out to be a fair evening for me. I seduced a girl who would have been bored by a diamond as big as the Ritz.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)
“Rosalind. Theres a girl goes before the priest, and
certainly a womans thought runs before her actions.
Orlando. So do all thoughts, they are winged.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)