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maid  (md)
n.
1.
a. An unmarried girl or woman.
b. A virgin.
2. A woman servant.
3. A housemaid or chambermaid.

[Middle English maide, from Old English mægden; see maghu- in Indo-European roots.]


maid  /med/  n. 1 a female servant, esp. a cleaning woman: Maids clean the rooms and make the beds in hotels. 2 pej. an old maid: an older woman who has never married: She never married and is now an old maid.

Thesaurus: maid 1 a housekeeper | domestic servant. maid

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