Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A male servant, especially a valet.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A man who is a servant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A male servant.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A male servant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a man servant

Etymologies

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man +‎ servant

Examples

  • One manservant is called the baker, and does nothing but brew and bake.

    Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends

  • My little English cook, too, returns home with her, and my manservant is going back to Ireland to his own family.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • The manservant was the only slave she saw as they walked up the heavily tree-shaded lane to the door.

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • "I will call my manservant, and we will draw up the contract."

    If I Pay Thee Not In Gold

  • She longed to call her manservant to turn the fellow out of doors, but she dared not.

    The Scarlet Feather

  • 'Independently of my wish that you should not be idling about a place like this, for years to come, I feel that for a debtor in the Fleet to be attended by his manservant is a monstrous absurdity.

    The Pickwick Papers

  • 'Independently of my wish that you should not be idling about a place like this, for years to come, I feel that for a debtor in the Fleet to be attended by his manservant is a monstrous absurdity.

    The Pickwick papers

  • ‘Independently of my wish that you should not be idling about a place like this, for years to come, I feel that for a debtor in the Fleet to be attended by his manservant is a monstrous absurdity.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • They are now trying to communicate with their new manservant, which is how they see you, since you are quite clearly not their mother. "

    Acorna's Search

  • They are now trying to communicate with their new manservant, which is how they see you, since you are quite clearly not their mother. "

    Acorna's Search

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