slavey

noun
slav·​ey | \ ˈslā-vē How to pronounce slavey (audio) \
plural slaveys

Definition of slavey

dated
: drudge especially : a household servant who does general housework

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Examples of slavey in a Sentence

I'm not your slavey, so pick up after yourself. on the day of the feast the cook and the kitchen slaveys were bustling about well before dawn

First Known Use of slavey

circa 1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slavey was circa 1812

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“Slavey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slavey. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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