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  1. a maid who cleans bedrooms and bathrooms.
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Origin of chambermaid

First recorded in 1580–90; chamber + maid
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Related Words for chambermaid

girl, housemaid, chambermaid, servant, caretaker, housewife, maid, biddy, woman, help, domestic, damsel, nursemaid, miss, handmaiden, maidservant, factotum, live-in

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British Dictionary definitions for chambermaid


  1. a woman or girl employed to clean and tidy bedrooms, now chiefly in hotels
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Word Origin and History for chambermaid


1580s, from chamber + maid.

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