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Definition of Servants
ServantServant Serv"ant, n. [OE. servant, servaunt, F. servant, a &
p. pr. of servir to serve, L. servire. See Serve, and cf.
1. One who serves, or does services, voluntarily or on
compulsion; a person who is employed by another for menial
offices, or for other labor, and is subject to his
command; a person who labors or exerts himself for the
benefit of another, his master or employer; a subordinate
helper. ``A yearly hired servant.' --Lev. xxv. 53.
Men in office have begun to think themselves mere
agents and servants of the appointing power, and not
agents of the government or the country. --D.
Note: In a legal sense, stewards, factors, bailiffs, and
other agents, are servants for the time they are
employed in such character, as they act in
subordination to others. So any person may be legally
the servant of another, in whose business, and under
whose order, direction, and control, he is acting for
the time being. --Chitty.
2. One in a state of subjection or bondage.
Thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt. --Deut. v.
3. A professed lover or suitor; a gallant. [Obs.]
In my time a servant was I one. --Chaucer.
Servant of servants, one debased to the lowest condition of
Your humble servant, or Your obedient servant, phrases of
civility often used in closing a letter.
Our betters tell us they are our humble servants,
but understand us to be their slaves. --Swift.
Servant Serv"ant, v. t.
To subject. [Obs.] --Shak.
Meaning of Servants from wikipedia
is an older English
word for "domestic worker", though
not all servants worked inside
the home. Domestic
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for the purpose
for their terms
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of the servants
of God (Latin: servus servorum
Dei) is one of the titles
of the pope and is used at the beginning
bulls. Pope Gregory...
- The servants
' hall is a common
room for domestic workers
in a great
house. The term usually refers
to the servants
room. If there
is no separate...
- to an employer
in the colonies. Most indentured servants worked
as farm laborers
or domestic servants
some were apprenticed
to craftsmen. The...
- The Servants
were an indie
in 1985 in Hayes, Middle****, England
by singer-songwriter David
Westlake. The band was the original
home of Luke...
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of God American Catholic Servants
of God, Venerables, Beati, and Saints
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use of "servant
of God" or, in Gr****...
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is the architect credited
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to all those serving officials either civil
or military, who perform their duties while serving their
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