house girl


Example Sentences

toiled several years as a house girl at a large estate
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,, 1 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of house girl was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“House girl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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