free service

noun

Definition of free service

old English law
: one of such feudal services as were not unbecoming the character of a soldier or a freeman to perform (as to serve under his lord in war) usually used in plural

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History and Etymology for free service

Middle English fre service (translation of Medieval Latin liberum servitium), from fre free + service, servise service

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“Free service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20service. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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