Definition of Milkmaid

1. Noun. A woman who works in a dairy.

Exact synonyms: Dairymaid
Generic synonyms: Farm Worker, Farmhand, Field Hand, Fieldhand



Definition of Milkmaid

1. n. A woman who milks cows or is employed in the dairy.

Definition of Milkmaid

1. Noun. A girl or young woman who milked the cows on a farm before milking machines were introduced in the 20th century. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Milkmaid

1. a woman who milks cows [n -S]

Medical Definition of Milkmaid

1. A woman who milks cows or is employed in the dairy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milkmaid

milkhouse
milkie
milkier
milkies
milkiest
milkily
milkiness
milkinesses
milking
milking machine
milking shorthorn
milking stool
milkings
milkless
milklike
milkmaid (current term)
milkmaids
milkman
milkmen
milko
milkos
milkpan
milkpans
milkpox
milks
milkshake
milkshakelike
milkshakes
milkshed
milksheds

Literary usage of Milkmaid

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

1. Idle Idyls by Carolyn Wells (1900)
"I hail thee, O milkmaid! I recognise the value of thy pail in literature and art. What were a pastoral poet without thee ? Oh, I know thee, milkmaid! ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"THE milkmaid AND HER PAIL PATTY the milkmaid was going to market carrying her milk in a Pail on her head. As she went along she began calculating what she ..."

3. Baubles by Carolyn Wells (1917)
"Across the mead tripping, Invariably across the mead tripping, The merry mead with cowslips blooming, With daisies blooming, The milkmaid also more or less ..."

4. Short Plays by Representative Authors by Alice Mary Smith (1921)
"milkmaid. Silly goose! She wouldn't try to escape this way. ... milkmaid. I saw him on the way to the market one day — and when my mother wasn't looking at ..."

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