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noun [C] uk   us   /meɪd/

maid noun [C] (SERVANT)

a woman who works as a servant in a hotel or in someone's home: In the beach resort, the apartments and villas have daily maid service. In California many illegal immigrants work as maids and gardeners.

maid noun [C] (GIRL)

old use a girl or young woman who is not married, or has not had sex
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