maid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"maid" in British English

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maidnoun [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 ​beachresort, the ​apartments and ​villas have ​daily maid service. In California many ​illegalimmigrantswork as maids and ​gardeners.

maid noun [C] (GIRL)

old use a ​girl or ​young woman who is not ​married, or has not had ​sex
(Definition of maid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"maid" in American English

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maidnoun [C]

 us   /meɪd/
a woman who is ​employed to ​cleanhotelrooms and make them ​neat, or a woman who is a ​servant in a person’s ​home: We ​left a ​note in ​ourroom for the maid to give us ​extratowels.
(Definition of maid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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