Definition of Maid. Meaning of Maid. Synonyms of Maid
Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Maid. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Maid and, of course, Maid synonyms and on the right images related to the word Maid.
Definition of Maid
MaidMaid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See Maiden.]
1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman;
esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden.
Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never
borne thee son. --Shak.
Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her
attire? Yet my people have forgotten me. --Jer. ii.
2. A man who has not had sexual intercourse. [Obs.]
Christ was a maid and shapen as a man. --Chaucer.
3. A female servant.
Spinning amongst her maids. --Shak.
Note: Maid is used either adjectively or in composition,
signifying female, as in maid child, maidservant.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray
skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata).
Fair maid. (Zo["o]l.) See under Fair, a.
Maid of honor, a female attendant of a queen or royal
princess; -- usually of noble family, and having to
perform only nominal or honorary duties.
Old maid. See under Old.
Meaning of Maid from wikipedia
- a maid, or housemaid
or maidservant, is a female person
emplo**** in domestic service
now usually found
only in the most wealthy
- to allow
a more gradual tradeoff between access
time and power
savings, some maids
such as nexsan's automaid incorporate drives capable
- 1412 – 30 may 1431), nicknamed
'the maid of orléans. (link no , la pucelle
d'orléans is considered
and a roman catholic
- the first permanent
maid café, cure maid café, was established
, tokyo, ****an, in march
2001 but maid cafés are becoming
maid , an in-between maid; her duties being
half in the reception rooms
and half in the kitchen. boot boy , a young
to a strongly modified style
of servant's dress
and white afternoon
- a lady's maid is a female personal attendant
on the lady of the house
. the position
is very similar
to a gentleman
- file:working man-obrero 2.jpg , a manual labourer
at work in venezuela
. manual labourers
are generally considered
to be part of the
is an individual responsible
for the cleaning
of the interior
of a residence, including direction
- maid is a title granted
to the eldest daughter
of a laird
. the title
is not often
but can still
be used. the title