amah amah

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else
  2. (n) a female domestic

Usage(s):

  • To survive, she took a job as a live-in amah for a wealthy Chinese family.

News

  1. U.S. Marshals arrest Dauphin County man wanted for sexual assault of minors

    The United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force arrested a Dauphin County man wanted on sexual assault charges involving minors. In July 2013, the Lower Paxton Township Police Department began investigating Amah Ziadeh, 53 after allegations of sexual misconduct on …
    on April 2, 2014     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. Noah Gets a Movie, but Noah's Wife Tells Her Own Story

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackburn Fork Publishing announces the release of the audio version of T.K. Thorne's award-winning novel Noah's Wife (available on Amazon, Audible, or iTunes).    More interested in sheep than marriage, Na'amah...
    on April 1, 2014     Source: PR Newswire

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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /