barmaid

[ bahr-meyd ]
/ ˈbɑrˌmeɪd /
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noun

a woman who bartends; bartender.

Nearby words

  1. barlow,
  2. barlow's disease,
  3. barlow, joel,
  4. barm,
  5. barm cake,
  6. barman,
  7. barmbrack,
  8. barmecidal,
  9. barmecide,
  10. barmecides

Origin of barmaid

First recorded in 1650–60; bar1 + maid

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British Dictionary definitions for barmaid

barmaid

/ (ˈbɑːˌmeɪd) /

noun

a woman who serves in a pub

xref

See barman

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Word Origin and History for barmaid

barmaid

n.

1650s, from bar (n.2) + maid.

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