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housemaid

[hous-meyd] /ˈhaʊsˌmeɪd/
noun
1.
a female servant employed in general domestic work in a home, especially to do housework.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; house + maid
Related forms
underhousemaid, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for house maid

housemaid

/ˈhaʊsˌmeɪd/
noun
1.
a girl or woman employed to do housework, esp one who is resident in the household
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