Antonyms of GIRLHOOD

Examples of usage:

  1. Have you watched over your daughter from the day of her birth; have you guarded her from infancy to girlhood, and from girlhood to womanhood; have you suffered for her sake; have you surrendered comforts and sacrificed pleasures for her sake; have you toiled and stinted and saved for her sake; have you afforded her the best education and all the pleasures and opportunities that your means will allow, and all to wish yourselves rid of her; to think that any husband, who can support your daughter- sometimes not even so much is expected from him- no matter how old, how uncultured, how unsuitable to her tastes and wants, is better than no husband? "The Jericho Road" by W. Bion Adkins
  2. I'll go back to my girlhood. "Mary Marie" by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. Give her fairer wages, shorten her hours of toil, let her have the chance of a good time, of a happy girlhood, and an independent, normal woman will be free to make a real choice of the best man. "The Trade Union Woman" by Alice Henry
  4. She had been pretty in her girlhood, and Mark had her coloring in a stronger way. "The City of Fire" by Grace Livingston Hill
  5. The first days of work were the happiest of Maggie's girlhood. "Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color" by Brander Matthews
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