Origin of maid
OTHER WORDS FROM maidmaidish, adjectivemaid·ish·ness, nounsubmaid, nounun·der·maid, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maidmade, maid
Words nearby maid
How to use maid in a sentence
Florida officials investigated Limbaugh over allegations that he paid a former maid to buy prescription drugs for him over a prolonged period of time.
A third of the city’s workers are informal — street vendors, delivery men, maids.The Amazonian city that hatched the Brazil variant has been crushed by it|Terrence McCoy, Heloísa Traiano|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
You can also summon Bonehilda, a fan-favorite skeletal maid from previous “Sims” games, to keep the house in order.I recreated ‘Phasmophobia’ in ‘The Sims 4’ with the game’s new paranormal pack|Elise Favis|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
After she returns home from her errands, Clarissa chats with her husband Richard, mends a tear in her party dress, is surprised when Peter, an old flame, comes to visit and, with her maid Lucy, makes sure that everything’s ready for the gathering.‘Mrs. Dalloway’ offers hope for our modern, COVID world|Kathi Wolfe|January 20, 2021|Washington Blade
They are maids, nannies, cooks, plumbers, laborers and clerks.What the Census Taught Me About the NIMBY vs. YIMBY Debate|Paul Krueger|December 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Her father and stepmother both beat her, and she was forced to become a maid in her own house.How One Young Woman Escaped Childhood Abuse and a Forced Marriage|Moral Courage|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No wonder that of all the Bradys, it is the quintessential old maid who we miss the most.
She works as a maid, scrubbing floors and toilets of the well-to-do families in West Hartford, Connecticut.
As far as one of your nice-guy roles goes, my little sister loved Maid in Manhattan.Ralph Fiennes Discusses ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ J. Lo, and That ‘Seinfeld’ Episode|Marlow Stern|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I did as she bade me, and left her there when the maid came in.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Why, he ordered his chamber-maid to bring him some soap and warm water, that he might wash the sour krout off his hands.
A trim maid then brought in the tea equipage, and Georgie did the honours with her usual unaffected grace.
When I am an old maid I am going to mount the platform and preach the training of the voice in childhood.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
And Mrs. Haggard, after attempting to soothe the wounded feelings of her maid, directed her to accompany them.
British Dictionary definitions for maid
- a female servant
- (in combination)a housemaid