Waiting maid


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a maid or woman who waits upon another as a personal servant.

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Polly turned the matter over in her mind as she dressed, while Jenny played waiting maid, little dreaming what this new friend was meaning to do for her, if she dared.
This same waiting maid seems to have an agreeable style," said the messenger, carelessly.
72) THE Invention of Wings tells the parallel stories of Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, and Sarah Grimke, two women bound together on Sarah's 11th birthday, when Handful is presented to her as her gift: her very own waiting maid.