What is maid?


A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service. Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work.

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Life With Father (film) - Cast
... Milner - John Day Heather Wilde - Annie - 1st maid Monte Blue - The Policeman Mary Field - Nora - 2nd maid Clara Blandick - Miss Wiggins, the Maid Service Employment Agent ...
Sheila Maid
... A Sheila Maid, sometimes Sheila's Maid, is the British name for a ceiling mounted clothes and laundry airer ... often known as a creel, and in United States as a Kitchen Maid ...
Sissy (transgender) - Sissies and BDSM - Maid Training
... In particular, a very common theme sissification is "sissy maid" training ... In a typical scenario, a male submissive, or sissy maid, is dressed in an often sexy and frilly maid uniform to help enhance the sexual thrill ... is made to perform range from mundane household tasks that a real maid would perform, to degrading tasks that invoke erotic humiliation ...
Maid Sama!
... Maid Sama!, known in Japan as Kaichō wa Maid-sama! (会長はメイド様!?, lit ... The President is a Maid!), is a shōjo manga series by Hiro Fujiwara ... its various newly licensed series and that Kaichō wa Maid-sama! would be titled Maid-sama! ...
Maid - In Popular Culture
... and enduring representations of the lives of several types of maid was seen in the 1970s television drama Upstairs, Downstairs, set in England between 1903 and 1930 ... Another representation of the lives of maids is seen nowadays in Downton Abbey, set in England between 1912 and 1920 ...

More definitions of "maid":

  • (noun): An unmarried girl (especially a virgin).
    Synonyms: maiden

Famous quotes containing the word maid:

    No more but e’en a woman, and commanded
    By such poor passion as the maid that milks
    And does the meanest chares.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I thought it out this very day,
    Noon upon the clock,
    A man may put pretence away
    Who leans upon a stick,
    May sing, and sing until he drop,
    Whether to maid or hag....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
    Edna Ferber (1887–1968)