A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MAID

Sun, 14 Jan '24
___ of Orleans, moniker for Joan of Arc
Thu, 26 Oct '23
One knocking on many doors
Thu, 20 Jul '23
Folder at work, perhaps
Sun, 25 Jun '23
Word after Minute or meter
Thu, 18 Nov '21
___ of honor
Sun, 22 Aug '21
Amelia Bedelia, e.g.
Fri, 14 May '21
One of eight in "The Twelve Days of Christmas"