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milkmaid

[milk-meyd] /ˈmɪlkˌmeɪd/
noun
1.
a woman who milks cows or is employed in a dairy; dairymaid.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; milk + maid
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  • To-night there will bo the milkmaid's entertainment.
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milkmaid

/ˈmɪlkˌmeɪd/
noun
1.
a girl or woman who milks cows
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Word Origin and History for milkmaid
n.

1550s, from milk (n.) + maid.

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