Definitions starting with S

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[cf. SISTER; probably by analogy to brethren, but cf. OED sistern sisters obs.→1550 and "a vulgar pronunciation sometimes heard from uneducated preachers at the [US] West" 1859] n. pl. a term of address to a group of girls (youth slang). <Black>

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Last update: 2011-09-26 17:56
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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