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Depend on men to support English girl (7)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

eleanor

Here is my best explanation:

'girl' is the definition.

'depend on men to support english' is the subsidiary indication.

'depend on' becomes 'lean' (lean on).

'men' becomes 'or' (I've seen this in other clues).

'to support' says to put letters next to each other.

'english' becomes 'e' (abbreviation).

'lean'+'or'='leanor'

'leanor' put after 'e' is 'eleanor'.

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for eleanor that I've seen before include "- of Aquitaine, - of Castile (queens)", "Near Leo (anag) - girl's name", "Henry II's wife; Beatles' Rigby", "Queen from Aquitaine", "Queen of Edward I", "- - Rigby: Beatles song", "Song, '-- Rigby'", "Name used in Beatles song", "Consort of Henry II" and "Wife of Henry II".)

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