maidservant [mād′sʉr΄vənt]
a girl or woman servant

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Maidservant — Maid serv ant, n. A female servant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maidservant — (n.) 1520s, from MAID (Cf. maid) (n.) + SERVANT (Cf. servant) …   Etymology dictionary

  • maidservant — ► NOUN dated ▪ a female domestic servant …   English terms dictionary

  • maidservant — noun A female servant, a maid 1611 Six days thou shalt labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy… …   Wiktionary

  • maidservant — UK [ˈmeɪdˌsɜː(r)v(ə)nt] / US [ˈmeɪdˌsɜrvənt] noun [countable] Word forms maidservant : singular maidservant plural maidservants an old word meaning a woman employed as a servant …   English dictionary

  • maidservant — noun Date: 14th century a female servant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maidservant — /mayd serr veuhnt/, n. a female servant. [1520 30; MAID + SERVANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • maidservant — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. waitress, domestic, housemaid; see maid 1 , servant …   English dictionary for students

  • maidservant — maid|ser|vant [ˈmeıdˌsə:vənt US ə:r ] n old fashioned a female servant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • maidservant — maid|ser|vant [ meıd,sɜrvənt ] noun count an old word meaning a woman employed as a servant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”