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waiter

noun

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a person who serves food or drink
  • waiters at that elegant restaurant must go through an extended training program before being allowed to serve customers

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The first known use of waiter was in the 15th century

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“Waiter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/waiter. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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