- a woman who milks cows or is employed in a dairy; dairymaid.
Origin of milkmaid
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Historical Examples of milkmaid
"I think she must have been a pretty silly sort of milkmaid," said Corona.Brother Copas
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Anglique was not, however, a milkmaid to say yes before she was asked.The Golden Dog
The milkmaid appeared in the doorway, clad in her Sunday best, as on the day she came.
In the cow house there was nothing for her to do, for a milkmaid and an under-milkmaid did the work there.
But I will gladly come, and the milkmaid says I may be away over night, because it is too far.
- a girl or woman who milks cows