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Noun parlormaid has 1 sense
  1. parlormaid, parlourmaid - a maid in a private home whose duties are to care for the parlor and the table and to answer the door
    --1 is a kind of maid, maidservant, housemaid, amah

Definitions from the Web



  1. A female servant employed in a grand household to assist in receiving guests and serving in the parlour.
  2. (Obsolete) A young girl who works as a maid in the parlour of a wealthy family.

Sample Sentences:

  1. The efficient parlormaid gracefully served the tea to the guests.
  2. During the Victorian era, being a parlormaid was a prestigious job for young women.

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