noun maid–in–wait·ing \ˈmād-ən-ˈwā-tiŋ\
plural maids–in–wait·ing \ˈmādz-ən-\

Definition of MAID-IN-WAITING

:  a young woman of a queen's or princess's household appointed to attend her

First Known Use of MAID-IN-WAITING



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