- a maid who cleans bedrooms and bathrooms.
Origin of chambermaid
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Now, that day a chambermaid named Molly got shut in a closet and the whole hotel had heard her screaming, “Los mir arois!”Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
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In 10 minutes or less, an African-immigrant chambermaid changed the history of the world.Dominique Strauss-Kahn Settles With Maid: How the Case Changed France
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But he still faces a civil suit brought by Times Square Sofitel chambermaid Nafissatou Diallo in the Bronx.Dominique Strauss-Kahn Talks Comeback With Parisian Magazine Le Point
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He was the illegitimate son of a French sea captain and his Haitian chambermaid.Christie’s Auctions Audubon’s ‘Birds of America’: Priciest Book Ever?
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A novelist, she has something Diallo, the illiterate Guinean chambermaid, does not: a sharp pen.Victory for DSK or His Accuser?
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It was a great relief when the chambermaid came in, and said the bed was ready.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
The chambermaid who brought the candles asked if he had dined.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
I thought you were the chambermaid of the inn at High Barnet?The Burning Spear
And it was a neat room, for the room of an old bachelor who was his own chambermaid.The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
He prevailed on one of his sisters to play the part of the chambermaid.
- a woman or girl employed to clean and tidy bedrooms, now chiefly in hotels
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Word Origin and History for chambermaid
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