1. A woman employed in a kitchen.
2. The kitchenmaid was a girl of some spirit She felt inclined to cry, but she pulled herself together and snorted instead.
3. This was a maid who slept in X, and went into Y to call the kitchenmaid, who slept there.
4. There was likely to be all sorts of error and irregularity in dishing, and in sending up; for Shaws – Castle boasted neither an accomplished housekeeper, nor a kitchenmaid with a hundred pair of hands to execute her mandates.