hired girl

noun

: a woman employed as a domestic
specifically : one living in a farm household who helps around the house and performs light farm chores
The use of girl to refer to an adult woman is now often considered offensive, whether on its own or as a part of a compound such as hired girl.

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“Hired girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hired%20girl. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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