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Nanny vs. Maid

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Nannynoun

A child's nurse.

Maidnoun

A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.

Nannynoun

(colloquial) A grandmother.

Maidnoun

A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

Nannynoun

A female goat.

Maidnoun

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

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Nannyverb

To serve as a nanny.

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.’;

Nannyverb

To treat like a nanny's charges; to coddle.

Maidnoun

A man who has not had sexual intercourse.

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

Nannynoun

A diminutive of Ann or Anne, the proper name.

Maidnoun

A female servant.

‘Spinning amongst her maids.’;

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Nannynoun

a caretaker for a child; a child's nurse; a nursemaid.

Maidnoun

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

Nannynoun

Grandmother; - a child's word, used especially as a form of address. See also nana.

Maidnoun

a female domestic

Nannynoun

a woman who is the custodian of children

Maidnoun

an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

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Nannynoun

female goat

Maidnoun

a female domestic servant

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

Nannynoun

a person, typically a woman, employed to look after a child in its own home.

Maidnoun

an unmarried girl or young woman.

Nannynoun

a person or institution regarded as interfering and overprotective.

Maidnoun

a virgin.

Nannynoun

one's grandmother.

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.

Nannynoun

a female goat.

Nannyverb

work as a nanny

‘nannying and au pair work are not well paid’;

Nannyverb

be overprotective towards

‘his well-intentioned nannying’;

Nanny

A nanny is a person who provides child care. Typically, this care is given within the children's family setting.

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