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lady's maid Line breaks: lady's maid

Definition of lady's maid in English:


chiefly historical
A maid who attended to the personal needs of her mistress: her great-grandmother had never dressed herself without the help of a lady’s maid
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  • In the upper left-hand corner a lady's maid hands her mistress a fan and a revolver to complete her attire.
  • Realizing that ‘there was a lot more to being a lady's maid than I had thought ’, she learns that ‘there was slips and stays and shifts and hose and garters, petticoats and drawers’.
  • Mary Ann was a lady's maid and she married John on 14 September 1806.
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