Definition of Domestic help
1. Noun. A servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household.
Specialized synonyms: Ayah, Home Help, Housekeeper, Amah, Housemaid, Maid, Maidservant, Skivvy, Slavey
Generic synonyms: Retainer, Servant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domestic Help
Literary usage of Domestic help
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1. Home Life in France by Matilda Betham-Edwards (1907)
"CHAPTER XI THE domestic help OUR neighbours have adopted the word "comfortable" without, at least in an insular sense, acclimatizing the thing. ..."
2. Women of Canada; Their Life and Work by National Council of Women of Canada (1900)
"One manufacturer says: " The crying necessity is domestic help. I can get dozens of girls, 16 to 20 years of age, at $2.00 per week, for store or factory, ..."
3. The New South Africa: Its Value and Development by William Edwin Bleloch (1902)
"It is not contemplated to invite farmers to apply at random for domestic help, nor to attempt to fill the want by indiscriminate investigation, ..."