Chambermaid Cham"ber*maid`, n. 1. A maidservant who has the care of chambers, making the beds, sweeping, cleaning the rooms, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A lady's maid. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • chambermaid — (n.) 1580s, from CHAMBER (Cf. chamber) + MAID (Cf. maid) …   Etymology dictionary

  • chambermaid — ► NOUN ▪ a woman who cleans rooms in a hotel …   English terms dictionary

  • chambermaid — [chām′bər mād΄] n. a woman whose work is taking care of bedrooms, as in a hotel …   English World dictionary

  • chambermaid — UK [ˈtʃeɪmbə(r)ˌmeɪd] / US [ˈtʃeɪmbərˌmeɪd] noun [countable] Word forms chambermaid : singular chambermaid plural chambermaids a woman whose job is to clean the bedrooms in a hotel …   English dictionary

  • chambermaid — [[t]tʃe͟ɪmbə(r)meɪd[/t]] chambermaids N COUNT A chambermaid is a woman who cleans and tidies the bedrooms in a hotel …   English dictionary

  • chambermaid — noun Date: 1578 a maid who makes beds and does general cleaning of bedrooms (as in a hotel) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chambermaid — /chaym beuhr mayd /, n. a maid who cleans bedrooms and bathrooms. [1580 90; CHAMBER + MAID] * * * …   Universalium

  • chambermaid — noun /ˈtʃeɪm.bə(r).meɪd/ A maid who handles the chores in a bedroom …   Wiktionary

  • chambermaid — Synonyms and related words: abigail, amah, au pair girl, ayah, betweenmaid, biddy, chaperon, companion, cook, duenna, femme de chambre, fille de chambre, gentlewoman, girl, handmaid, handmaiden, hired girl, housemaid, kitchenmaid, lady help, lady …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chambermaid — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. domestic, cleaning lady, maid …   English dictionary for students

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