Definition of Barmaid

1. Noun. A female bartender.




Definition of Barmaid

1. n. A girl or woman who attends the customers of a bar, as in a tavern or beershop.

Definition of Barmaid

1. Noun. A woman who works in a bar ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barmaid

1. a female bartender [n -S] - See also: bartender

Medical Definition of Barmaid

1. A girl or woman who attends the customers of a bar, as in a tavern or beershop. "A bouncing barmaid." (W. Irving) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barmaid

barley-water
barley candy
barley sugar
barley water
barleycorn
barleycorns
barleylike
barleymeal
barleys
barlike
barlow
barlows
barm
barmaid (current term)
barmaids
barman
barmaster
barmasters
barmbrack
barmbracks
barmcake
barmcakes
barmcloth
barmcloths
barmecidal
barmen
barmie
barmier

Literary usage of Barmaid

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1. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"... common to the Staff—He Silences his Fellow- wits—And is Routed by a barmaid—He sends his Love to the Staff—And they prove theirs. ..."

2. Hawthorn and Lavender, with Other Verses by William Ernest HENLEY (1901)
"LONDON TYPES barmaid ££ THOUGH, if you ask her name, she says ELISE, Being plain ELIZABETH, e'en let it pass, And own that, if her aspirates take their ease ..."

3. History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour by Alfred Guy L'Estrange (1878)
"... X. Wolcott—Writes against the Academicians—Tales of a Hoy—"New Old Ballads"—" The Sorrows of Sunday"— Ode to a Pretty barmaid—Sheridan—Comic Situations ..."

4. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"... whereupon the barmaid, conceiving it not improbable that the said commission might be directed to the tea or table spoons of the establishment, ..."

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