housemaid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

house +‎ maid

Noun[edit]

housemaid (plural housemaids)

  1. A female servant attached to the non-servant quarter part of the house, as opposed to a scullery maid.
  2. (derogatory) A housewife.

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Verb[edit]

housemaid (third-person singular simple present housemaids, present participle housemaiding, simple past and past participle housemaided)

  1. To be a housemaid.
  2. To wait on someone hand on foot, to watch them.

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