• WordNet 3.6
    • n missy a young woman "a young lady of 18"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Missy An affectionate, or contemptuous, form of miss; a young girl; a miss.
    • n Missy (Min) See Misy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • missy Of or resembling a miss or young lady; characteristic of young misses; sentimental.
    • n missy A diminutive of miss: common in England and in the southern United States.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Missy namby-pamby, sentimental
    • Missy . See Missish.
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In literature:

So that there were as many reasons for as there were against marriage in general and marrying Missy in particular.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
Now, missy, you would not be so cruel as that?
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
Lord help the naygur if Missis McGillicuddy should favor this evint with her prisince!
"Betty at Fort Blizzard" by Molly Elliot Seawell
An' he run daan th' hill callin' aght 'at we worn't to tell his missis 'at we'd seen him.
"Yorkshire Tales. Third Series" by John Hartley
But dere warnt no dancin' or fightin', 'cause old Missis sho' didn't 'low dat.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Missy, I ain't never gwine to forgit dat big old fireplace up dar.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Missy, it ain't good for a babe like that to be out in the night air.
"Polly" by L. T. Meade
Well Missy, I was borned a slave, nigh on to ninety years ago, right down here at Cedar Creek, in Fairfield County.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
It'll be as merry a Christmas as old Harkness can make it, Missy.
"Red-Robin" by Jane Abbott
Where there's a camp fire and a blanket and a child, that's home, Missy.
"The Emigrant Trail" by Geraldine Bonner

In poetry:

Well, one morning real early
I was going down the street,
And I heard a stranger asking
For Missis Chloe Fleet.
"The Reunion" by Frances Ellen Watkins
He was so Ospitably busy,
When Miss was late, he'd make so bold
Upstairs to call out, "Missy, Missy,
Come down, the coffy's getting cold!"
"The Knight And The Lady" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Mastah drink his ol' Made'a,
Missy drink huh sherry wine,
Ovahseah lak his whiskey,
But dat othah drink is mine,
Des' 'lasses an' watah, 'lasses an' watah.
"A Preference" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Buckshee, buckshee,
So I said, “Lizzy, listen to me
When I left old England the kids numbered nine
But now there’s eleven, they’re all in a line.”
The missis said, “Yes dear, there’s nine yours and mine
And two - to tea”
"Buckshee" by Billy Bennett
My missis — well, she'll cry a bit, an' laugh a bit between;
My kids'll climb upon my knees — there's one I've never seen;
An' of all the days which I 'ave known there won't be one so sweet
As the one when I go 'ome to 'Enry Street.
"The Convalescent" by Cicely Fox Smith
I didn't oughter give me 'ome address
To sergeant when 'e last went on 'is leave;
And now the 'ole shebang's a bloody mess;
I didn't think the missis would deceive.
And 'ere was I, a-riskin' of me life,
And thee was 'e, a-sleepin' wiv me wife.
"Infidelity" by Robert W Service

In news:

Teen Sensation Missy Franklin Swims 100M Backstroke.
NCAA says Missy Franklin didn't have to return Justin Bieber's gift.
Missy Franklin wins 3rd title at meet.
Posts Tagged ' missy franklin.
If you're US swimmer Missy Franklin, you go home to Colorado for your last chance to swim with your high school team.
Missy Is 'Playful, Sweet, Loyal.
Missy Franklin is top female athlete.
2012 Missy Sunday Memorial Toys for Tots Toy Drive.
Aurora, CO native Missy Franklin says no to endorsements and yes to college this week.
Chef Missy Robbins aims to make 'food people crave'.
MISSY FRANKLIN, who won five gold medals at the London Olympics, signed a national letter of intent to swim at the University of California.
Olympic star Missy Franklin commits to Cal.
Olympic star Missy Franklin has verbally committed to attend the University of California, ending the pursuit of one of the most sought after swimming recruits.
Olympic swimming star Missy Franklin has verbally committed to attend the University of California.
Candidate Missy McArthur November 2012.

In science:

At the same time, it provides an astrophysical solution to these problems such as the “missi ng satellite problem ” or the “void phenomenon ” which have been claimed to require new physics beyond the concordance cosmological ΛCDM model.
The Cosmological Impact of Luminous TeV Blazars III: Implications for Galaxy Clusters and the Formation of Dwarf Galaxies
This results in missi ng flux, which should be accounted for when calculating the surf ace brightness in each annulus.
Surface Brightness Profiles and Structural Parameters for Globular Clusters in the Fornax and Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies