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Wiktionary

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Etymology

Middle English mayde, maide, abbreviation of maiden

Pronunciation

Noun

maid (plural maids or maiden)

  1. (dated, poetic) A girl or an unmarried young woman.
    Note -- maid is often used in the common or species names of flowering plants.
  2. A female servant or cleaner.

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Anagrams

  • Anagrams of adim
  • amid

Northern Sami

Adverb

maid

  1. also, too

Veps

Noun

maid

  1. milk

Simple English

The English Wiktionary has a dictionary definition (meanings of a word) for:

A maidservant or in current use maid is a female employed in domestic worker. Maids perform typical domestic chores such as cooking, ironing, washing, cleaning the house, grocery shopping, walking the family dog, and taking care of children. In many places in some poor countries, maids often take on the role of a nurse in taking care of the elderly and people with disabilities. Many maids are required by their employers to wear a uniform.


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