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synonyms for maid-in-waiting

  • soubrette
  • abigail
  • lady of the bedchamber
  • lady's maid
  • waiting maid
  • waiting woman
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How to use maid-in-waiting in a sentence

Sol laughed out of his whiskers, with a big, loose-rolling sound, and sat on the porch without waiting to be asked.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
At Felipe's cry, the women waiting in the hall hurried in, wailing aloud as their first glance showed them all was over.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She had sent away her attendants, bolted the door against her mother, and sat waiting her summons.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Without waiting for the answer to this last question, Blanche threw herself upon Mrs. Vivian.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO MAID-IN-WAITING

  • abigail
  • lady of the bedchamber
  • lady's maid
  • maid-in-waiting
  • soubrette
  • waiting maid
  • waiting woman
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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