In waiting
Waiting Wait"ing, a. & n. from {Wait}, v. [1913 Webster]

{In waiting}, in attendance; as, lords in waiting. [Eng.]

{Waiting gentlewoman}, a woman who waits upon a person of rank.

{Waiting maid}, {Waiting woman}, a maid or woman who waits upon another as a personal servant. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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