Definition of Mill-girl

1. Noun. A girl who works in a mill.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mill-girl

milkwhite
milkwoman
milkwomen
milkwood
milkwoods
milkwort
milkwort family
milkworts
milky
milky ascites
milky quartz
milky stork
milky storks
milky urine
mill
mill-girl (current term)
mill-hand
mill-race
mill-sixpence
mill/kwh
mill about
mill agent
mill around
mill drill
mill fever
mill race
mill races
mill rate
mill rates
mill residue

Literary usage of Mill-girl

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1. Our Famous Women: An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of (1885)
"... Lucy's Mill-life — The Little " Dof- fer"—A Glimpse of the Daily Life of a Lowell Mill Girl — The Lowell "Offering"—First Meeting with the Poet Whittier ..."

2. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1906)
"A LITTLE MILL GIRL WOULD you like to hear the story of a little mill girl who lived in New England more than half a century ago? Her home was in Lowell, ..."

3. Our Famous Women: An Authorized and Complete Record of the Lives and Deeds (1888)
"... the Family to Lowell —Lucy's Hill-life — The Little "Dof- fer"—A Glimpse of the Daily Life of a Lowell Mill Girl — The Lowell " Offering "—First Meeting ..."

4. Our Famous Women: An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1884)
"... of the Family to Lowell —Lucy's Mill-life —The Little "Dof- fer"—A Glimpse of the Daily Life of a Lowell Mill Girl — The Lowell "Offering"—First Meeting ..."

5. Prices and Wages: An Investigation of the Dynamic Forces in Social Economics by Percy Wallis, Albert Wallis (1921)
"It might be argued that if a skilled mechanic was put into a weaving shed to do a mill-girl's work he would not produce any more cloth ..."

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