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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A female domestic.

Usage examples (34)
  • Inflammation of it goes by the common name housemaid's knee.
  • The housemaid is also a good servant, but not so agreeable a one.
  • 'And he buried her beautiful, ma'am,' said a certain housemaid to her once.
  • A safe housemaid is so much easier to get here than a cook, who doesn't drink, nor steal, nor take the house to herself! for more
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