Definition of Domestic help

1. Noun. A servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household.

Exact synonyms: Domestic, House Servant
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

domestic blindness
domestic carp
domestic cat
domestic cats
domestic debt
domestic debts
domestic dispute
domestic dog
domestic duck
domestic ducks
domestic flight
domestic fowl
domestic goat
domestic goddess
domestic help (current term)
domestic hot water
domestic llama
domestic partner
domestic partnership
domestic partnerships
domestic pigeon
domestic pigeons
domestic policy council
domestic prelate
domestic relations court
domestic science
domestic servant
domestic sheep
domestic silkworm moth

Literary usage of Domestic help

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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