suffering housemaid's knee Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
Quaint expression of earlier days relative to female servants performing chores of scrubbing floor on hands and knees.

Matilda worked for the Bloomfelds for twenty years, retired at age sixty and spent her declining years in a wheel chair in a rest home.


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