Definition of servant
- a public servant
the wealthy family had servants to clean and cook for them
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: a person who is hired to do household or personal duties such as cleaning and cooking
: a person who is devoted to or guided by something
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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