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Definition of parlourmaid noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parlourmaid

 noun
(especially US English parlormaid) noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːləmeɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːrlərmeɪd//
 
(old use)
 
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a female servant who was employed in the past to serve food at the dinner table