[ meyd-in-wey-ting ]
/ ˈmeɪd ɪnˈweɪ tɪŋ /
noun, plural maids-in-wait·ing.
an unmarried woman who serves as an attendant to a queen or princess; lady-in-waiting.
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Origin of maid-in-waiting
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby maid-in-waiting
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