Housemaid

Definition of Housemaid

House´maid`
n.1.A female servant employed to do housework, esp. to take care of the rooms.
Housemaid's knee
(Med.) a swelling over the knee, due to an enlargement of the bursa in the front of the kneepan; - so called because frequently occurring in servant girls who work upon their knees.

Related Words

amah, chambermaid, domestic, domestic help, fille de chambre, handmaid, handmaiden, house servant, lady's maid, maid, maidservant, parlormaid, parlourmaid
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