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maid

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noun \ˈmād\

Simple Definition of maid

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of maid

  1. 1 :  an unmarried girl or woman especially when young :  virgin

  2. 2 a :  maidservant b :  a woman or girl employed to do domestic work

Examples of maid in a sentence

  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


MAID Defined for Kids

maid

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noun \ˈmād\

Definition of maid for Students

  1. 1 :  1maiden

  2. 2 :  a female servant





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