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Usage examples for maid

  1. " Nothing more, thank you," Doodles told the maid who came to ask. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  2. The between- maid knocked and entered. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. You may come if you like, but I must tell you that you will not find me a maid, as I have had one lover. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. Poor old maid, she's almost old enough to be his mother. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  5. The day is long past when a woman must either marry or be laughed at as an old maid. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  6. Rather an old maid than a profligate's nurse. – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  7. In saying she would die a maid, she, England! – Poems by Sir John Carr
  8. The maid told me if I would not give her a piece, she would tear a piece off it. – Captivity and Restoration by Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
  9. She has no maid. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King
  10. Will it be a boy or a maid? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. Sorry, sir, but that's what a French maid I once knew called 'em. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  12. Get her a position as a maid? – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  13. " No, sir," replied the maid. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  14. She heard that Edith had no maid, and wished to get that situation. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  15. " For you, miss," said the maid. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  16. No- with my maid to keep me company. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  17. I expect one of the six of you is very like me, sir, though I am only Miss Raina's maid. – Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw
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