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Noun maidservant has 1 sense
  1. maid, maidservant, housemaid, amah - a female domestic
    --1 is a kind of domestic, domestic help, house servant
    --1 has particulars:
     chambermaid, fille de chambre; handmaid, handmaiden; lady's maid; parlormaid, parlourmaid

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A female servant or domestic worker employed to carry out household tasks.

Sample sentence: My mother hired a maidservant to help with the cooking and cleaning.

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Of, relating to, or characteristic of a maidservant.

Sample sentence: The maidservant duties included dusting, tidying, and ironing the clothes.

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1. "Maidservant" is often used to describe a female servant in literature set in historical or Victorian times.

Sample sentence: In the classic novel, the maidservant was loyal and devoted to the main character.

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2. In some cultures, a maidservant may also refer to a live-in nanny or caregiver.

Sample sentence: The maidservant took care of the children while the parents were at work.

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