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slavey

[sley-vee] /ˈsleɪ vi/
noun, plural slaveys. British Informal.
1.
a female servant, especially a maid of all work in a boardinghouse.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; slave + -y2

Slavey

[sley-vee] /ˈsleɪ vi/
noun, plural Slaveys (especially collectively) Slavey.
1.
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British Dictionary definitions for slavey

slavey

/ˈsleɪvɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) a female general servant
Word Origin
C19: from slave + -y²

Slavey

/ˈsleɪvɪ/
noun
1.
a member of a Dene Native Canadian people of northern Canada
Word Origin
from Athapascan
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