Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Service performed only under inspection of the eye of an employer or master.
- n. Homage paid with the eyes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Service performed only under inspection, or the eye of an employer.
- eye + service (Wiktionary)
“Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.”
“At the hotels its adoption is compulsory, if the traveller would shun eyeservice and the most provoking inattention or neglect.”
“49: 006: 006 Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of”
“51: 003: 022 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God;”
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