house girl

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Examples of house girl in a Sentence

visited the old plantation where her grandmother had long ago toiled as a house girl
Recent Examples on the Web The new facility, St. Joseph Orphanage, was completed in 1854 to house 100 boys and, in 1855, began to also house girls. Jennifer Edwards Baker, Cincinnati.com, "Northside Fourth of July Parade canceled for coronavirus," 1 May 2020

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First Known Use of house girl

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“House girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/house%20girl. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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