maid of all work


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maid of all work

The female equivalent of Jack of all trades.
See also: all, maid, of, work
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92 Second Street -- Miss Lizzie and Bridget Sullivan, the Irish maid of all work.
Togo, Maid of All Work (1913); a number of detective stories; The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Jr.
She also performed in the national tour of "Urinetown," where she got to know two other singers appearing in Eugene's "Pirates" - Ann Allgood, who plays Ruth, "a Piratical Maid of all work," and Richard White, who plays the Pirate King.
"There he introduced me to Clair, the other land girl, and Edna, the maid of all works. Clair came from Staithes so we were both Northerners and we got on well with one another.