From Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë:
A wild, wicked slip she was—but she had the bonniest eye, the sweetest smile, and lightest foot in the parish […]
What does "slip" mean?
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From the Online Etymology Dictionary:
"sprig or twig for planting or grafting, small shoot," late 15c., of uncertain origin. Compare Middle Dutch slippe, German schlippe, schlipfe "cut, slit, strip." Hence "young person of small build" (1580s, as in a slip of a girl); see slip (n.1).