femme de chambre
noun plural femmes de chambre (fam də ʃɑ̃brə)
Word Origin for femme de chambre
Examples from the Web for femme de chambre
In their retinue came Ursula, an Italian femme-de-chambre, a woman whose name is never uttered in the pueblo but with a curse.
"Mademoiselle," replied he, politely touching his cap to the femme-de-chambre.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
After dinner Will told me that the strange gentleman begged to be allowed to speak to my femme-de-chambre, Mrs. Kennedy.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson
Désirée, our femme-de-chambre, before she came to us, lived in a wealthy roturier family.
Mademoiselle de Piolant, femme-de-chambre to the royal children.The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Julia Pardoe