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Definition of "maidservant" [maid•serv•ant]

  • A woman servant. (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 "maidservant" in a sentence
  • "Coveting your neighbors maidservant is Worse than being queer, because it made the Big Ten."
  • "Anita called a maidservant to help Leela to her room, not because she, Anita, was overly concerned with the other woman's state of mind, but because she wanted a chance to talk to Leela's father alone."
  • "Sita was sufficiently distraught to not wonder at Anita's arrival; the young widow took the parcels from Anita and called her maidservant, who appeared, sized up Anita, and took the bundles away to the kitchen."