dairymaid

noun
dairy·​maid | \ ˈder-ē-ˌmād How to pronounce dairymaid (audio) \

Definition of dairymaid

: 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, "Cheese doodle! Google honors Camembert-maker Marie Harel," 28 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of dairymaid

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Dairymaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dairymaid. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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dairymaid

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English Language Learners Definition of dairymaid

old-fashioned : a woman who works in a dairy

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