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maid

Alternative clues for the word maid

Lady in an apron

One of a "Mikado" trio

Hotel housekeeper

Meter _____

Duster

One of "the help"

Domestic

See 17-Across

Motel employee

Marian, for one

Help

TV's Hazel, e.g.

Picker-upper?

One whose business is picking up

Cleaner

Old ___

Housekeeper

One with a duster

Worker in an apron

Bride's ___ of honor

A female domestic

An unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

Marian of Sherwood Forest

Hotel employee

Despina, in "Cosi fan tutte"

Bit part

Abigail

" . . . how like a ___ she blushes": Shak.

Annina in "La Traviata"

___ of Orleans

Kind of service

An upstairs girl

Yum-Yum, e.g.

Milk or hand follower

Hotel worker

Downstairs person

Downstairs girl

___ of honor

Title for Robin Hood's sweetheart

Word with house or old

Yum-Yum, for one

Lady's attendant

Joan or Marian

"Downstairs" character

Word definitions for maid in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES maid of honour meter maid old maid parlour maid COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE old ▪ Half of her wants to be a fella, and the other half's a frustrated old maid . ▪ No, it went Prudence was a rich, ugly old maid...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Maid \Maid\, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See Maiden .] An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. --Shak. Can a maid forget her ornaments,...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context dated or poetic English) A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden. 2 A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 12c., "a virgin, a young unmarried woman," shortening of maiden (n.). Like that word, used in Middle English of unmarried men as well as women (as in maiden-man , c.1200, used of both sexes, reflecting also the generic use of man ). Domestic help sense...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a female domestic [syn: maidservant , housemaid , amah ] an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) [syn: maiden ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A maid , or housemaid or maidservant , is a female person employed in domestic service . Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households , in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and...

Usage examples of maid.

While he was reasoning with himself, whether he should acquaint these poor people with his suspicion, the maid of the house informed him that a gentlewoman desired to speak with him.

If you scorn the maid at your window I will aerogram my immediate acceptance of a proposal of marriage that has been made to your poor Ada a month ago in Valentine State.

Fausta as the other women bustled around her, cutting the cord and helping her to deliver the afterbirth while the maids washed and swaddled the child.

Previously Jacqueline and Alienor had shared the third tent with their maids, but Jacqueline was more than happy to move into the newly empty tent.

Garden of Forty Felicitous Fragrances, Fainting Maid was insulting the intelligence of her ladies-in-waiting in the Gallery of Precious Peacocks, and the Ancestress was chiding a servant who had dropped a cup on the Terrace of Sixty Serenities.

Of course everyone understood that the Ancestress had no intention of burying her wealth with Fainting Maid, but the display was customary, and it was also designed to make lesser mortals turn green with envy.

Impatient to gain possession of her I took off my clothes, and on getting into bed to her I was astonished to find her a maid.

Honour, her maid, attended her at the usual hour, she was found already up and drest.

The reader then must know, that the maid who at present attended on Sophia was recommended by Lady Bellaston, with whom she had lived for some time in the capacity of a comb-brush: she was a very sensible girl, and had received the strictest instructions to watch her young lady very carefully.

As he spoke, he pushed gently past the maid, leading Avis by the hand.

Today there were not half a dozen carriages and omnibuses altogether, and the bathers were few-nursery maids, fragments of a day-excursion, and some of the fair conventionists.

I had been in the garden for a few minutes when heavy rain began to fall, and I was going to leave, when the empress summoned me into an apartment on the ground floor of the palace, where she was walking up and down with Gregorovitch and a maid of honour.

Her maid begged me to go in quietly for fear of awakening her, and then left me and shut the door.

The maids in the city house had somehow never had it, but perhaps that was because of the way Father had treated them, brushing against them sometimes in the hallway, when he thought no one was looking, using the serving spoon so btessinp - j i that the upper part of his arm gently touched the curve of a breast beneath a white bib and gray cotton.

The maid had set out five bone china plates holding salads that combined Bibb lettuce, avocado slices, and wedges of ripe pear with a crumbling of Gorgonzola.