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Definition of maid noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(often in compounds) a female servant in a house or hotel There is a maid to do the housework. The maid was changing the sheets when we got back to our room. see also chambermaid, dairymaid, housemaid, milkmaid
  2. 2(old use) a young woman who is not married see also old maid
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: maid