dairymaid

[ dair-ee-meyd ]
/ ˈdɛər iˌmeɪd /

noun

a girl or woman employed in a dairy.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of dairymaid

First recorded in 1590–1600; dairy + maid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for dairymaid

British Dictionary definitions for dairymaid

dairymaid
/ (ˈdɛərɪˌmeɪd) /

noun

(esp formerly) a girl or woman who works in a dairy, esp one who milks cows and makes butter and cheese on a farm
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012