dairymaid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dairy +‎ maid

NounEdit

dairymaid (plural dairymaids)

  1. A woman who works in a dairy.
    • 1879, Richard Jefferies, chapter 1, The Amateur Poacher:
      But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ [] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window […], and a 'bead' could be drawn upon Molly, the dairymaid, kissing the fogger behind the hedge, little dreaming that the deadly tube was levelled at them.

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Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 21:18