maid [-s] n

short for maiden, n.

  1. Damsel; demoiselle; young lady; [fig.] bloom; blossom; flowering plant; [metaphor] sign of spring; symbol of fresh new life.
  2. Girl; female child; (see Matthew 9:24).
  3. Servant girl; household helper; cleaning woman.
  4. Miss; gal; unmarried woman.
  5. Virgin; celibate female; bride-to-be; woman soon to consummate a marriage.
  6. Lady-in-waiting; female attendant who helps a gentlewoman get dressed.
  7. Young woman; female of young adult age; (see Proverbs 30:19).