[syn: maid, maidservant, housemaid, amah]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
amah \amah\ n.
1. a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else.
Syn: wet nurse
2. a female domestic.
Syn: maid, maidservant, housemaid
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a woman hired to suckle a child of someone else [syn: wet
nurse, wet-nurse, wetnurse, amah]
2: a female domestic [syn: maid, maidservant, housemaid,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
42 Moby Thesaurus words for "amah":
abigail, au pair girl, ayah, betweenmaid, biddy, chambermaid,
chaperon, companion, cook, dry nurse, duenna, femme de chambre,
fille de chambre, gentlewoman, girl, handmaid, handmaiden,
hired girl, housemaid, kitchenmaid, lady-help, lady-in-waiting,
live-in maid, live-out maid, maid, maidservant, mammy, nanny,
nurse, nursemaid, nurserymaid, parlormaid, scullery maid,
servant girl, servitress, sitter, soubrette, tweeny, upstairs maid,
waiting maid, wench, wet nurse