maid–in–waiting

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noun maid–in–wait·ing \ˈmād-ən-ˈwā-tiŋ\

Definition of maid–in–waiting

plural

maids–in–waiting

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  1. :  a young woman of a queen's or princess's household appointed to attend her

First Known Use of maid–in–waiting

circa 1900

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