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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Housemaid  \House"maid`\,  n. 
  A  female  servant  employed  to  do  housework,  esp.  to  take  care 
  of  the  rooms 
 
  {Housemaid's  knee}  (Med.),  a  swelling  over  the  knee,  due  to 
  an  enlargement  of  the  bursa  in  the  front  of  the  kneepan; 
  --  so  called  because  frequently  occurring  in  servant  girls 
  who  work  upon  their  knees. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  housemaid 
  n  :  a  female  domestic  [syn:  {maid},  {maidservant},  {amah}] 




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