Hoiden



[hoid-n] /ˈhɔɪd n/

noun, adjective
1.
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[hoid-n] /ˈhɔɪd n/
noun
1.
a boisterous, bold, and carefree girl; a tomboy.
adjective
2.
boisterous; rude.
/ˈhɔɪdən/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of hoyden
/ˈhɔɪdən/
noun
1.
a wild boisterous girl; tomboy
n.

1590s, of unknown origin; perhaps from Dutch heiden “rustic, uncivilized man,” from Middle Dutch heiden “heathen” (see heathen). Originally in English “rude, boorish fellow;” sense of “ill-bred, boisterous female” first recorded 1670s.

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