Definition of Maid. Meaning of Maid. Synonyms of Maid
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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.
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