In the field of politics, fear has been the handmaiden of power since the beginning of time.
One handmaiden, however, cannot wait to find a suitable male and finds an empty stairwell to take matters into her own hands.
It was humiliating for the GOP majority to play the handmaiden to minority leader Nancy Pelosi.
Corporate America and its ideologues embraced government intervention as long as Washington served as its handmaiden.
Thou can'st not be a servant or a handmaiden unto one who is little better than an outcast and a vagabond on the earth.
Politics of a shady nature was the handmaiden of the local administration.
Miss Crankie lifted up her voice and called at its loudest pitch for her handmaiden.
What will she say when she knows how a handmaiden of hers hath been disposed of?
It was her task to feed them all, and give them their water, and never was handmaiden more faithful to her duties.
"Perhaps you will explain, Sylvia," said Aaron, turning impatiently from the handmaiden.
servant (Gen. 16:1; Ruth 3:9; Luke 1:48). It is probable that Hagar was Sarah's personal attendant while she was in the house of Pharaoh, and was among those maid-servants whom Abram had brought from Egypt.