noun, plural an·cil·las.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
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Hic quiescit ancilla Dei, quæ de suis omnibus possidet domum istam, quam amicæ deflent solaciumque requirunt.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
I shall have occasion to speak again of Ancilla before her death.
In England, where all agreements are binding, Ancilla would have won her case, but at Venice she lost it.
It may be added that S. phegea, and also Naclia ancilla, have been reported as British.The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series|Richard South
Or does he go to hers at her father's, climbing a garden wall every night like Romeo, bribing the porter, or trusting Ancilla?