Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of amah.

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Examples

  • Hong Kong's unemployed investment bankers won't be taking the "amahs" who care for their children back to London.

    Next Crisis: Remittances Falling Off

  • MacArthur meanwhile landed safely in Melbourne, taking with him on the PT-41 “his wife, his child, two Chinese amahs, and several trunks of personal belongings.”

    A Covert Affair

  • MacArthur meanwhile landed safely in Melbourne, taking with him on the PT-41 “his wife, his child, two Chinese amahs, and several trunks of personal belongings.”

    A Covert Affair

  • Pearl, her daughters, and two elderly amahs occupied the top floor.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • She bought a Buick for Lossing and posted parcels off to China: costly woolen wraps for the elderly amahs, toys for her nephews, a whole box of new dresses for Grace.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • She bought a Buick for Lossing and posted parcels off to China: costly woolen wraps for the elderly amahs, toys for her nephews, a whole box of new dresses for Grace.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • No one else could see the point of the two incompetent old peasant women taken on by Pearl as amahs because they had nowhere else to go.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • Pearl, her daughters, and two elderly amahs occupied the top floor.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • No one else could see the point of the two incompetent old peasant women taken on by Pearl as amahs because they had nowhere else to go.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • At the other house we shall be quite comfortable with a cook, a boy, a coolie, a chauffeur, a gardener and the two amahs for Mother and myself.

    The Last Empress

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