Definition of maidservant in English:

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maidservant

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdsəːv(ə)nt/

noun

dated
A female domestic servant.
Example sentences
  • She promptly placed one thousand man-servants opposite one thousand maidservants and declared, ‘He will marry her, she will marry him, ‘and so on.’
  • ‘Lilly,’ Lady Cynthia summoned the maidservant over to her.
  • The maids bringing in lace caps and a box of hair powder on the left are probably her maidservants, Antonia Vanderbrocht and Petronila Valdearenas.

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