What does the word housemaid mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A girl employed in housework.

Usage examples for housemaid

  1. I winced at the thought of my story being ruined by a housemaid. – The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  2. The housemaid gave utterance to the same sentiments in language more violent. – A Little Dinner at Timmins's by William Makepeace Thackeray
  3. " I think Mr. Fritz was mistaken, when he told you she had never left her room," said the housemaid. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins