dairymaid


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dair·y·maid

 (dâr′ē-mād′)
n.
A woman or girl who works in a dairy.
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dairymaid

(ˈdɛərɪˌmeɪd)
n
(Agriculture) (esp formerly) a girl or woman who works in a dairy, esp one who milks cows and makes butter and cheese on a farm
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dair•y•maid

(ˈdɛər iˌmeɪd)

n.
a girl or woman employed in a dairy.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dairymaid - a woman who works in a dairydairymaid - a woman who works in a dairy  
farm worker, farmhand, field hand, fieldhand - a hired hand on a farm
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Translations

dairymaid

[ˈdɛərɪmeɪd] Nlechera f
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dairymaid

[ˈdɛərɪˌmeɪd] noperaia di caseificio
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References in classic literature ?
Our dairymaid here is the farmer's second daughter.
He returned, and announced that the dairymaid was then at the farm.
The only visitor was our dairymaid, who, as I told you, is one of Mr.
"The dairymaid's memory may be better than her mother's," I said.
Miss Halcombe showed me, by a look, that she understood, and put the question as soon as the dairymaid returned to us.
She is up at daylight superintending the feeding of the stock, the butter-making, the sending off of the milk for sale; a thousand things get done while most people are fast asleep, and before lazy folk are well at breakfast she is off in her pony-carriage to the other farms on the place, to rate the "mamsells," as the head women are called, to poke into every corner, lift the lids off the saucepans, count the new-laid eggs, and box, if necessary, any careless dairymaid's ears.
He listened, too, to the ballads sung by Peggy, the dairymaid, and to the wild music of the blind harper, Turlogh O'Carolan, the last Irish minstrel.
And as for staying tea, I can't hear of it; for there's this dairymaid, now she knows she's to be married, turned Michaelmas, she'd as lief pour the new milk into the pig-trough as into the pans.
And as to that Betty as was dairymaid at Trent's before she come to me, she'd ha' left the cheeses without turning from week's end to week's end, and the dairy thralls, I might ha' wrote my name on 'em, when I come downstairs after my illness, as the doctor said it was inflammation--it was a mercy I got well of it.
Green at that very time about your mother's dairymaid, by her desire, and had promised John Groom to write to Mrs.
Following her habit, my young lady descended early, and visited the kitchen: I watched her go to the door, on the arrival of a certain little boy; and, while the dairymaid filled his can, she tucked something into his jacket pocket, and plucked something out.
I will dress as a dairymaid, and have a little pail to carry milk in.