dairymaid

noun

dairy·​maid ˈder-ē-ˌmād How to pronounce dairymaid (audio)
: a woman employed in a dairy

Examples of dairymaid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Harel met a priest while working as a dairymaid in Normandy manor, who shared his secret for making the softer cheese, according to a Google post describing Harel's accomplishments. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, 28 Apr. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1599, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dairymaid was in 1599

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“Dairymaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dairymaid. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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dairymaid

noun
dairy·​maid ˈder-ē-ˌmād How to pronounce dairymaid (audio)
: a woman employed in a dairy

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