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handmaiden

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of handmaiden

  1. a female domestic servant <the princess was intensely shy, and allowed only her handmaiden to enter her chambers> Synonyms biddy, char [British], charwoman, maid (also handmaid), house girl, housekeeper, housemaid, maidservant, skivvy [British], wenchRelated Words attendant, chambermaid; abigail, lady-in-waiting, maid-in-waiting; au pair, nursemaid; domestic, menial; amah, ayah



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also handmaid

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