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maid meaning

EN[meɪd] [-eɪd]
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WMaid
  • A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service.
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    Definition of maid in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmaids
    1. (dated or poetic) A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.
      1. Note - maid is often used in the common or species names of flowering plants.
    2. A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).
      1. She was a fat, round little woman, richly apparelled in velvet and lace, […]; and the way she laughed, cackling like a hen, the way she talked to the waiters and the maid, […]—all these unexpected phenomena impelled one to hysterical mirth, and made one class her with such immortally ludicrous types as Ally Sloper, the Widow Twankey, or Miss Moucher.
    3. (archaic) A virgin of either gender.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • John's a maid fetishist. Maid outfits really turn him on.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The only card games I know are Go Fish and Old Maid.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Related Links:
      1. en maiden
      2. en maids
      3. en maidenhead
      4. en maidservant
      5. en maidan
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of maid for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "maid" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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