a female servant.
a girl or young unmarried woman.
Archaic. a virgin.
(archaic or literary) a young unmarried girl; maiden
a female servant
(in combination): a housemaid
verb (used with object) 1. to keep in existence or continuance; preserve; retain: to maintain good relations with neighboring countries. 2. to keep in an appropriate condition, operation, or force; keep unimpaired: to maintain order; to maintain public highways. 3. to keep in a specified state, position, etc.: to maintain a correct posture; to maintain […]
noun 1. a person or thing that makes. 2. a manufacturer (used in combination): drugmaker; garmentmaker. 3. (initial capital letter) God. 4. the party executing a legal instrument, especially a promissory note. 5. Cards. the player who first names the successful bid. 6. Archaic. a poet. Idioms 7. go to / meet one’s Maker, to […]
verb (used with object), managed, managing. 1. to bring about or succeed in accomplishing, sometimes despite difficulty or hardship: She managed to see the governor. How does she manage it on such a small income? 2. to take charge or care of: to manage my investments. 3. to dominate or influence (a person) by tact, […]
noun 1. a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of a part, division, or phase of it. 2. a person who manages: the manager of our track team. 3. a person who controls and manipulates resources and expenditures, as of a household. 4. British. (formerly) a theatrical producer. noun […]