housemaid

[ hous-meyd ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌmeɪd /

noun

a female servant employed in general domestic work in a home, especially to do housework.

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Origin of housemaid

First recorded in 1685–95; house + maid

OTHER WORDS FROM housemaid

un·der·house·maid, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for housemaid

housemaid
/ (ˈhaʊsˌmeɪd) /

noun

a girl or woman employed to do housework, esp one who is resident in the household
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