Definition of milkmaid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪlkmeɪd/


chiefly archaic
A girl or woman who milks cows or does other work in a dairy.
Example sentences
  • One could ask if the ploughman and the milkmaid of today would understand much of what is prayed.
  • The removal of the bowls for settling the milk and the absence of butter churns or a cow barn indicate that it was not intended as a working dairy even for a royal milkmaid.
  • She worked as a milkmaid on her husband Jack's milk round in Hanwell.

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