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She had been due to be maid of honour. The Sun (2016)We had a palatial house and a maid. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)But all was well when she realised she was to be maid of honour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They almost plead with their maid of honour not to dress them up in a hideous outfit and make them drink. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Presumably the mistress's work was frequently shared by a maid or other servant. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)We've come up with a few ideas to help out the best man and maid of honour. The Sun (2010)In 1999 she was caught fighting with a young maid over a married pastry chef they were both seeing. The Sun (2008)A hotel maid in a beige uniform paused at the corner of the courthouse and slipped out of trainers into her work shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We talked about dresses and I told her she would be my maid of honour. The Sun (2011)She was the only person I wanted as my maid of honour. The Sun (2015)A disorganised woman is asked to be maid of honour at her best friend's wedding. The Sun (2012)Were not Achilles and Ajax both in love with their servant maids? Vanity Fair (1837)It was at the celeb's multi-million pound house while the maid was away. The Sun (2016)
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British English: maid /meɪd/ NOUN
A maid is a woman who works as a servant in a hotel or private house.
A maid brought me breakfast.
- American English: maid
- Arabic: خَادِمَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: empregada doméstica
- Chinese: 女仆
- Croatian: sobarica
- Czech: služebná
- Danish: tjenestepige
- Dutch: dienstmeisje
- European Spanish: criada
- Finnish: palvelijatar
- French: bonne
- German: Dienstmädchen
- Greek: υπηρέτρια
- Italian: cameriera
- Japanese: お手伝い 使用人
- Korean: 하녀
- Norwegian: tjenestepike
- Polish: służąca
- European Portuguese: empregada doméstica
- Romanian: menajeră
- Russian: горничная
- Latin American Spanish: criada
- Swedish: hembiträde
- Thai: สาวใช้
- Turkish: hizmetçi kadın
- Ukrainian: покоївка
- Vietnamese: người hầu gái
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