Definition of housemaid
: a girl or woman who is a servant employed to do housework
Examples of housemaid in a Sentence
scrubbing the floors invariably fell to the lowliest housemaid
Recent Examples of housemaid from the Web
The opera tells the tale of an old maid who has lived in the same house for 40 years with her housemaid.
With Maidie Norman, as the housemaid Elvira, who tries to help Blanche get free.
Pamela has a duel of wits with Hilda and understatedly tender moments with Chuffy and her mother; Gurney brawls with Staggles; a drunk and haplessly randy Staggles puts moves on both Hilda and the housemaid, Alice (Annie Jackson), who are mortified.
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First Known Use of housemaid
HOUSEMAID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of housemaid for English Language Learners
: a female servant who does cleaning, laundry, etc.
HOUSEMAID Defined for Kids
Definition of housemaid for Students
: a woman or girl hired to do housework
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