Definitions for MAIDmeɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

maidmeɪd(n.)

  1. a female servant.

  2. a girl or young unmarried woman, esp. a virgin.

Origin of maid:

1150–1200; ME; var. of maiden

maid′ish•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maid, maidservant, housemaid, amah(noun)

    a female domestic

  2. maid, maiden(noun)

    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. maid(noun)ɪd

    a woman whose job is cleaning

Wiktionary

  1. maid(Noun)

    A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.

    Note -- maid is often used in the common or species names of flowering plants.

  2. maid(Noun)

    A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

  3. maid(Noun)

    A virgin of either gender.

  4. Origin: mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maid(noun)

    an unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden

  2. Maid(noun)

    a man who has not had sexual intercourse

  3. Maid(noun)

    a female servant

  4. Maid(noun)

    the female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata)

Freebase

  1. Maid

    A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service. Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MAID' in Nouns Frequency: #2737


Translations for MAID

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

maid(noun)

a female servant

The maid answered the door.

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