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maid

 (mād)
n.
1. Archaic
a. An unmarried girl or woman.
b. A woman or girl who is a virgin.
2.
a. A housemaid or chambermaid.
b. A woman servant.

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

maid

(meɪd)
n
1. archaic or literary a young unmarried girl; maiden
2. (Professions)
a. a female servant
b. (in combination): a housemaid.
3. a spinster
[C12: shortened form of maiden]
ˈmaidish adj
ˈmaidishness n

maid

(meɪd)

n.
1. a female servant.
2. a girl or young unmarried woman, esp. a virgin.
[1150–1200; Middle English; variant of maiden
maid′ish, adj.
maid′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maid - a female domesticmaid - a female domestic      
chambermaid, fille de chambre - a maid who is employed to clean and care for bedrooms (now primarily in hotels)
domestic, domestic help, house servant - a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
handmaid, handmaiden - a personal maid or female attendant
lady's maid - a maid who is a lady's personal attendant
parlormaid, parlourmaid - a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
2.maid - an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)maid - an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel, demoiselle - a young unmarried woman
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

maid

noun
1. servant, chambermaid, housemaid, menial, handmaiden (archaic), maidservant, female servant, domestic (archaic), parlourmaid, serving-maid A maid brought me breakfast at half past eight.
2. (Literary) girl, maiden, lass, miss, nymph (poetic), damsel, lassie (informal), wench But can he win back the heart of this fair maid?
Translations
služkapokojskáslužebná
stuepigetjenestepige
servistino
hotellin kerroshoitajaneitopalvelijatarpiika
sobarica
cselédlányszobalány
senioretta
òjónustustúlka
お手伝い客室係のメイド
객실 담당 여직원하녀
kalpone, istabene
služkinja
sluškinja
hembiträdestäderska
สาวใช้สาวใช้ทำความสะอาดห้องนอน
người hầu gáinữ phục vụ phòng

maid

[meɪd]
A. N
1. (= servant) → criada f, muchacha f (S. Cone), mucama f (S. Cone), recamarera f (Mex); (in hotel) → camarera f
lady's maiddoncella f
2. (o.f., poet) (= young girl) → doncella f
see also old C
B. CPD maid of honor N (US) → dama f de honor

maid

[ˈmeɪd] n
(in hotel)femme f de ménage, femme f de chambre
(= servant) (in house)bonne f
old maid

maid

n
(= servant)(Dienst)mädchen nt, → Hausangestellte f; (in hotel) → Zimmermädchen nt; (= lady’s maid)Zofe f
(old, = maiden) → Jungfer f (obs), → Maid f (old, poet); (= young girl)Mägdelein nt (poet); the Maid of Orleansdie Jungfrau von Orleans

maid

:
maid of all work
n (= person)Mädchen ntfür alles; (= machine)Allzweckgerät nt
maid of honour, (US) maid of honor
nBrautjungfer f
maidservant

maid

[meɪd] n
a. (servant) → domestica; (in hotel) → cameriera
b. (old) (liter) (young girl) → ragazza, fanciulla

maid

(meid) noun
a female servant. The maid answered the door.

maid

خَادِمَةٌ, خَادِمَةٌ في فُنْدُق pokojská, služebná stuepige, tjenestepige Dienstmädchen, Zimmermädchen καμαριέρα, υπηρέτρια camarera, criada hotellin kerroshoitaja, palvelijatar bonne, femme de chambre sobarica cameriera, cameriera d’albergo お手伝い, 客室係のメイド 객실 담당 여직원, 하녀 dienstmeisje, kamermeisje stuepike, tjenestepike pokojówka, służąca arrumadeira, empregada de quartos, empregada doméstica горничная hembiträde, städerska สาวใช้, สาวใช้ทำความสะอาดห้องนอน hizmetçi kadın, oda görevlisi người hầu gái, nữ phục vụ phòng 女仆, 女服务员
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Nay,' said the maid, 'if you are thirsty, get off yourself, and stoop down by the water and drink; I shall not be your waiting- maid any longer.
A maid servant living alone in a house not far from the river, had gone upstairs to bed about eleven.
Marya Ignatevna Peronskaya, a thin and shallow maid of honor at the court of the Dowager Empress, who was a friend and relation of the countess and piloted the provincial Rostovs in Petersburg high society, was to accompany them to the ball.
Robin Hood has left Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, Little John, and all his merry men to hunt the deer and make ready the feast.
It was opened by a little maid in a cap trimmed with gay ribbons, who bowed respectfully and asked:
Showing who the amiable lady, and her unamiable maid, were.
Umslopogaas heard, and of a sudden reared himself up before the maid, and he was great and wild to look on, and the she-wolf's fangs shone upon his brow.
There was no kitchen maid to be found; of the nine cows, it appeared from the words of the cowherd-woman that some were about to calve, others had just calved, others were old, and others again hard-uddered; there was not butter nor milk enough even for the children.
Hold your tongue, mademoiselle, and do not uselessly trouble yourself to intercede for unworthy people; that a young maid of honor like you should be subjected to a bad example is, certes, a misfortune great enough; but that you should sanction it by your indulgence is what I will not allow.
Two maid servants were sleeping near her, both very pretty, one on either side of the doorway, which was closed with well made folding doors.
She went in and gave herself out as a servant, a poor maid who would gladly be engaged.
Her ladyship's new maid happened to cross the hall while the matter was still in debate.