parlormaid

noun

variants or British parlourmaid
ˈ⸗⸗ˌ⸗
1
: a maid in a private home whose chief duties are to attend to the parlor, the table, and the door
2
: a maid in a hotel or restaurant who attends to rest rooms and offices

called also matron

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“Parlormaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parlormaid. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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