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a maid-servant.
a child’s nurse.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

The Mother of Washington and Her Times Sara Agnes Rice Pryor
The Quadroon Mayne Reid
Frdrique; vol. 1 Charles Paul de Kock
The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol William J. Locke
A Journal of Impressions in Belgium May Sinclair
A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
In the Day of Adversity John Bloundelle-Burton
Cormorant Crag George Manville Fenn
The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray

a housemaid or female servant


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