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Definition of "dairymaid" [dai•ry•maid]

  • A woman or girl who works in a dairy. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dairymaid" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately for him the dairymaid was a poetess, and she gave vent to her sorrow in verse, in which it may be assumed the tutor came in for much abuse."
  • "As a child, Simenon noticed and remembered the "fat, pink arms of the dairymaid," the smell of eggs and bacon in the kitchen before a summer's day picnic in the wooded heights outside the city, and the rituals of Catholic life and, more particularly, death."
  • "The rambling grounds beyond, within which nestles the Normandy-inspired hamlet where Marie-Antoinette played at being a dairymaid, are a superlative example of the romantic, landscaped garden."