chambermaid chambermaid

Definition(s):

  • (n) a maid who is employed to clean and care for bedrooms (now primarily in hotels)

Usage(s):

  1. Bridget Farry, hotel chambermaid, who went to court in an emerald dress with a green ribbon in her hair, silver stockings and gilt shoes, refused to identify McManus.
  2. But most of its glory as chambermaid to the Arts died with the death of Frank Case this June.
  3. She met Miss Pride while working as a chambermaid in the Hotel Barstow in Chichester, just outside Boston.

News

  • Quantum’s ‘Mnemonic’ is a thoughtful mystery

    By Alice T. Carter, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A frozen body found in the Alps. A woman searching for her father. A cab driver in London. A chambermaid in Berlin. And a flock ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. In explaining the point, Professor Nettleford said: "Just think of a chambermaid in a deluxe hotel, tending a room for our visitors, then she has to leave and go to a shack not very far away. That disjuncture is just too much for her to cope with,...
    on Apr 21, 2007 By: Rex Nettleford Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  2. "When he was found by the chambermaid she was joined by a doctor and a nurse who attempted to resuscitate him although I understand there were no visible signs of life," Woolmer said.
    on Mar 28, 2007 By: Bob Woolmer Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It cuts across all layers of Polish society," says US Ambassador Victor Ashe. "From the hotel chambermaid to the business executive, every Pole is familiar with this issue."
    on Jul 21, 2005 By: Victor Ashe Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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