maid of all work

: a domestic who does general housework
: a person or thing put to a wide variety of uses
the prime minister is the general maid of all work in the cabinetH. J. Laski
a patrol boat is a sort of maid of all work, ready to do anythingA. P. Herbert

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“Maid of all work.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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