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Meaning of HOUSEMAID

Pronunciation:  'haws`meyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a female domestic
 

HOUSEMAID is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: amah, maid, maidservant
 
 See Also: chambermaid, domestic, domestic help, fille de chambre, handmaid, handmaiden, house servant, lady's maid, parlormaid, parlourmaid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\House"maid`\, n.
A female servant employed to do housework, esp. to take care
of the rooms.

{Housemaid's knee} (Med.), a swelling over the knee, due to
   an enlargement of the bursa in the front of the kneepan;
   -- so called because frequently occurring in servant girls
   who work upon their knees.

 

 

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