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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... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word girl:
“From infancy, almost, the average girl is told that marriage is her ultimate goal; therefore her training and education must be directed toward that end. Like the mute beast fattened for slaughter, she is prepared for that.”
—Emma Goldman (18691940)
“His raising her up made her feel
like a little girl again when she had a father
who brushed the dirt from her eye.
Indeed, she took hold of herself,
knowing she owed Jesus a life,
as sure-fire as a trump card.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“A girl in the middle years also becomes more centered in her soul-life, the feelings of her heart, and she needs our guidance to learn to express her uniqueness, those small seeds that will someday sprout into gifts, talents, and resources.”
—Jeanne Elium (20th century)