Definition of Maidish

1. maid [adj] - See also: maid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maidish

maidenheads
maidenhood
maidenhoods
maidenlike
maidenliness
maidenlinesses
maidenly
maidenry
maidens
maidenship
maidenships
maides
maidhood
maidhoods
maiding
maidish (current term)
maidism
maidisms
maidkin
maidless
maidlier
maidliest
maidlike
maidly
maidmarian
maids
maids of honour
maidservant
maidservants
maiest

Literary usage of Maidish

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"Her cousin Miss Dorothy, who lives with her, and began, you know, to grow rather old-maidish, ae we say, ma'am, made a sudden conquest of Mr. Bumper. ..."

2. A New English Grammar, Logical and Historical by Henry Sweet (1900)
"Thus from the free group old maid is formed the fixed derivative group old-maidish. We have a peculiar kind of group-derivation ... Here, as in old-maidish, ..."

3. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1881)
"Her child scorned her in spite of her tenderness, and spoke scoffingly of her as an old maid with old-maidish fancies when she would stay him from ..."

4. Friendly Counsel for Girls, Or, Words in Season by Sydney Cox (1868)
""I suppose I look quite old-maidish in them, mamma, do I not? ... "Well, my dear, I don't know about looking old-maidish," replied the elder lady; ..."

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