What does the word girlhood mean?

Usage examples for girlhood

  1. You have very different ideas from such as were taught in my girlhood concerning the duties of wives! – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  2. Her eyes had found again the wistful appeal of her girlhood, only now they carried something that was almost fear, as well. – Miss Billy by Eleanor H. Porter
  3. She was perhaps just too young when she met Lambert; she had not yet reached that dangerous threshold when girlhood looks from out obscure ignorance into the glaring knowledge of womanhood. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy