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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A personal maid or female attendant; In a subordinate position.

Usage examples (37)
  • Theology should be the handmaiden of ethics
  • Ilira's handmaiden is Tamara, who allies with Conan in what sounds like a Red Sonja hot amazon role.
  • "The handmaiden is my own sister's child," he answered quietly.
  • The handmaiden was the one bit of home Valeria had brought with her: nag, chaperone, and anchor. for more
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