house girl


Definition of house girl

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Synonyms for house girl


biddy, char [British], charwoman, handmaiden (also handmaid), housekeeper, housemaid, maid, maidservant, skivvy [British], wench

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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

First Known Use of house girl

1835, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of house girl was in 1835

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