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Definition of "femme de chambre" [femme de chambre]

  • A lady's maid; a chambermaid. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "femme de chambre" in a sentence
  • "Our embarkation will, I foresee, be a work of time and labour; for my friend, Mad. de _, besides the usual attendants on a French woman, a femme de chambre and a lap-dog, travels with several cages of canary-birds, some pots of curious exotics, and a favourite cat; all of which must be disposed of so as to produce no interstine commotions during the journey."