Serving maid
Serving Serv"ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster]

{Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes.

{Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant.

{Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used in serving ropes.

{Serving man}, a male servant, or attendant; a manservant.

{Serving stuff} (Naut.), small lines for serving ropes. [1913 Webster]


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  • Serving — Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving board — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving mallet — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving man — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving stuff — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Maid — For other uses, see Maid (disambiguation). Smedley maid illustration 1906 A maidservant or in current usage housemaid or maid is a female employed in domestic service. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • serving — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Serving is used before these nouns: ↑bowl, ↑cart, ↑dish, ↑hatch, ↑plate, ↑size, ↑spoon, ↑tray {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Serving is used with these nouns: ↑maid …   Collocations dictionary

  • maid — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hotel, kitchen, laundry ▪ lady s, parlour/parlor (usually parlourmaid/parlormaid), scullery, serving (all old fashio …   Collocations dictionary

  • servant-maid — n. Maid servant, servant girl, female domestic, serving maid …   New dictionary of synonyms

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