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A girl always seen in wellies (5)


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'a girl' is the definition.
(girl's name)

'in wellies' is the wordplay.
'in' indicates the answer is hidden within the clue.
'ELLIE' is hidden in the letters of 'wellies'.

'always seen' acts as a link.
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(Other definitions for ellie that I've seen before include "a wake-up call" , "Diminutive girl" , "Little Eleanor" , "Name of girl in The Water Babies (Kingsley)" , "woman" .)

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