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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... red and green stripes, 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word girl:
“I knew that I had seen, had seen at last
That girl my unremembering nights hold fast
Or else my dreams that fly
If I should rub an eye,
And yet in flying fling into my meat
A crazy juice that makes the pulses beat....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“To look almost pretty, is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain the first fifteen years of her life, than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive.”
—Jane Austen (17751817)
“No girl who is going to marry need bother to win a college degree; she just naturally becomes a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy after catering to an ordinary man for a few years.”
—Helen Rowland (18751950)