[meyd-in-wey-ting] /ˈmeɪd ɪnˈweɪ tɪŋ/
noun, plural maids-in-waiting.
an unmarried woman who serves as an attendant to a queen or princess; lady-in-waiting.
noun 1. one of the characters in the old morris dance and May Day festivities; May queen. 2. Robin Hood’s sweetheart. noun 1. a character in morris dancing, played by a man dressed as a woman 2. (legend) the sweetheart of Robin Hood
- Maid of all work
noun 1. a maid who does all types of housework 2. a general factotum
noun 1. an unmarried woman who is the chief attendant of a bride. Compare . 2. an unmarried woman, usually of noble birth, attendant on a queen or princess.
- Maid of honour
noun 1. (US & Canadian) the principal unmarried attendant of a bride Compare bridesmaid, matron of honour 2. (Brit) a small tart with an almond-flavoured filling 3. an unmarried lady attending a queen or princess