Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of chambermaid.

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Examples

  • The mother called the chambermaids, and said to them: "Girls, we are ruined."

    Italian Popular Tales

  • Sarah Smart among 400 or so others, sometimes in hilariously unflashy roles such as chambermaids or butlers.

    The Guardian World News

  • In her case, that system is one that not only expects chambermaids to tolerate the creepy sexual advances of male hotel guests, but in some instances, even assigns the "new girl" to clean the rooms of those more troublesome guests like the men who "accidentally" let their bathrobes fall open when the maid is in the room.

    Men Behaving Badly... It's a Good Thing

  • I took myself downstairs so that the chambermaids could tidy up and roamed from room to room.

    Exit the Actress

  • He ambushed his mother, Prince Charles, and even the Queen with his squirt gun, pinched the backsides of titled ladies and chambermaids alike just to get a laugh a practice that ended when the mother of a schoolmate found it anything but funny, and dropped water balloons from palace balconies.

    William and Kate

  • When the group arrived in Nagoya, Gelb said the entire hotel staff, from the chambermaids to the chefs, lined up along the street to wave to the company.

    Metropolitan Opera Brings More Than Just Music to Japan

  • Ai-Jen Poo says domestics and chambermaids have the same problems.

    Immigrant Women Especially Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment in Workplace

  • Many women work as nannies or domestics, hotel chambermaids or go to school.

    Immigrant Women Especially Vulnerable to Sexual Harassment in Workplace

  • When the revolution comes, and the chambermaids and busboys and janitors rise up in righteous fury to judge the lawyers and the lobbyists and the CEOs, you will find yourself defenestrated, or at least disbarred, but your husband will see statues raised in his honor.

    What’s Your Problem?

  • Ian Talbot's production does all it can to keep the plot boiling with an orgy of door-slamming, and there is a good moment when tapdancing bellhops and pirouetting chambermaids remind us that everyone in America thinks they're in show business.

    Lend Me A Tenor, The Musical - review

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