- a girl or woman employed in a dairy.
Origin of dairymaid
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Examples from the Web for dairymaid
Her people had been well-to-do yeomen for centuries, but she was only a dairymaid.'A Pair of Blue Eyes
T is milking time, sir; and you shall know that I am our dairymaid.
But with the countess as with the dairymaid, it must depend on the woman herself.Framley Parsonage
But Ragnhild and the dairymaid both lent a hand; all youth and energy they were.Wanderers
Why, you look exactly as if you were dressing up to do the part of a dairymaid.Girls New and Old
L. T. Meade
- (esp formerly) a girl or woman who works in a dairy, esp one who milks cows and makes butter and cheese on a farm
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