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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 maid /ˈmed/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Maid n.
 1. 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.   --Shak.
    Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me.   --Jer. ii. 32.
 2. A man who has not had sexual intercourse. [Obs.]
    Christ was a maid and shapen as a man.   --Chaucer.
 3. A female servant.
    Spinning amongst her maids.   --Shak.
 Note:Maid is used either adjectively or in composition, signifying female, as in maid child, maidservant.
 4. Zool. The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (Raia clavata). [Prov. Eng.]
 Fair maid. Zool. See under Fair, a.
 Maid of honor, a female attendant of a queen or royal princess; -- usually of noble family, and having to perform only nominal or honorary duties.
 Old maid. See under Old.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a female domestic [syn: maidservant, housemaid, amah]
      2: an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) [syn: maiden]