noun \ˈmād\

: a female servant; especially : a woman or girl who does cleaning work in a house or hotel

: a girl or woman who is not married

Full Definition of MAID

:  an unmarried girl or woman especially when young :  virgin
a :  maidservant
b :  a woman or girl employed to do domestic work

Examples of MAID

  1. She hired a maid to do the cleaning.
  2. <hired a maid to do the housework after the baby was born>

Origin of MAID

Middle English maide, short for maiden
First Known Use: 13th century


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