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Butler vs. Maid

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Butlernoun

A manservant having charge of wines and liquors.

Maidnoun

A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.

Butlernoun

The chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services.

Maidnoun

A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

Butlernoun

A valet, a male personal attendant.

Maidnoun

(archaic) A virgin, now female but originally one of either gender.

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Butlerverb

To buttle, to dispense wines or liquors; to take the place of a butler.

Maidnoun

An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden.

‘Would I had died a maid,And never seen thee, never borne thee son.’; ‘Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me.’;

Butlernoun

An officer in a king's or a nobleman's household, whose principal business it is to take charge of the liquors, plate, etc.; the head servant in a large house.

‘The butler and the baker of the king of Egypt.’; ‘Your wine locked up, your butler strolled abroad.’;

Maidnoun

A man who has not had sexual intercourse.

‘Christ was a maid and shapen as a man.’;

Butlernoun

a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table

Maidnoun

A female servant.

‘Spinning amongst her maids.’;

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Butlernoun

the chief manservant of a house.

Maidnoun

The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (Raia clavata).

Butler

A butler is a person who works in a house serving and is a domestic worker in a large household. In great houses, the household is sometimes divided into departments with the butler in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantry.

Maidnoun

a female domestic

Maidnoun

an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

Maidnoun

a female domestic servant

‘Mary eventually managed to find a job as a maid’;

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Maidnoun

an unmarried girl or young woman.

Maidnoun

a virgin.

Maid

A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female domestic worker. In the Victorian era domestic service was the second largest category of employment in England and Wales, after agricultural work.

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