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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAIDSERVANT

Meanwhile upon the greensward the maidservant was laying the table for supper.

The scared face of a maidservant at that moment appeared at the head of the stairs.

A caller in the person of a Mr. Pomeroy was announced by the maidservant.

Then a maidservant ran into the hall and hurriedly said something, mentioning the princess.

Just then a knock came at their door and the maidservant handed a letter in.

What's their maidservant or their manservant got to do with it, dad?

At this moment the door opened, and a maidservant announced tea.

I really would not have cared who it was, policeman, soldier, maidservant.

I would be glad to be your maidservant; I could envy that boy Rowley.

I fancy a maidservant will answer the door, but I am not sure.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from maid (n.) + servant.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MAIDSERVANT

cleaning woman

nounfemale who performs housework
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