Tweeny is British slang for a maid who helps other members of the domestic staff.
An example of tweeny is a maid who assists the cook.
Brit., Informal a housemaid who also assisted the cook
Origin of tweeny; from tween, aphetic for betweenmaid + -y
- A servant who works between two others, or assists both.
- (historical) A between-maid, or maidservant who helps the cook as well as the housemaid.
From 'tween +"Ž -y.