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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Occupations, Drink
barmaidbar‧maid /ˈbɑːmeɪd $ ˈbɑːr-/ noun [countable]  British EnglishBODFD a woman who serves drinks in a bar syn bartender
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barmaidCrilly gets a job raising curtains at a West End theatre and I become a barmaid at a busy Soho pub.Same country accent: I tried practising it in my head, pretending I was a rosy-cheeked barmaid serving cider.As the audience are too preoccupied to buy any drinks, the barman and five barmaids dance on the bar throughout.He snapped his fingers at the barmaid and ordered a brandy.As he was waiting for the barmaid to pour the drinks, Dexter could not resist temptation.Helen, the barmaid, has left the apartment they share, and her departure is never explained.The barmaid drew off two measures and passed them across the counter.The barmaid took the money wordlessly and Dexter swaggered over to the corner where Blanche was sitting.
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