Definition of dairymaid in English:

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dairymaid

Pronunciation: /ˈdɛːrɪmeɪd/

noun

archaic
A woman employed in a dairy.
Example sentences
  • Buttermilk was drunk in N. Europe throughout the Middle Ages; and in Britain it was for many centuries a ‘perk’ of shepherds and dairymaids.
  • Often listed with the number of ploughs, it has been assumed that most would have worked as ploughmen, domestic servants and dairymaids.
  • A farmyard suggested in her mind a scene of cheerful bustle, with churns and flails and smiling dairymaids, and teams of horses drinking knee-deep in duck-crowded ponds.

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