Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of servant.

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Examples

  • The Downton creator believes that the British public remain fascinated by what he calls the "servanted house" and argues that the format is a form of workplace drama, where people from different social backgrounds mix – a successful construct shared with police and hospital shows.

    Downton Abbey creator praises Upstairs Downstairs

  • A confederacy had been for some time formed against me; but the uncles and the nephew are now to be double-servanted [single-servanted they were before]; and those servants are to be double armed when they attend their masters abroad.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • When there were plenty of rooms and enough servants there was no reason why they should, as they did in their small, two-servanted house at home, share the same one.

    The Enchanted April

  • The room was a friendly heterogeneous place, the one repository, in the well-ordered and amply-servanted house, of all its unclassified odds and ends: Effie's croquet-box and fishing rods, Owen's guns and golf-sticks and racquets, his step-mother's flower-baskets and gardening implements, even Madame de Chantelle's embroidery frame, and the back numbers of the Catholic Weekly.

    The Reef; a novel

  • The room was a friendly heterogeneous place, the one repository, in the well-ordered and amply-servanted house, of all its unclassified odds and ends: Effie's croquet-box and fishing rods, Owen's guns and golf-sticks and racquets, his step-mother's flower-baskets and gardening implements, even Madame de Chantelle's embroidery frame, and the back numbers of the

    The Reef

  • Ralph rendered perfect justice to her affection and knew that in her thoughts and her thoroughly arranged and servanted life his turn always came after the other nearest subjects of her solicitude, the various punctualities of performance of the workers of her will.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • Sir'd and obedient servanted 'till I _said_ (to use a mild word)' commend me to the sincerities of this kind of thing. '!

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

  • A confederacy had been for some time formed against me; but the uncles and the nephew are now to be double - servanted [single-servanted they were before]; and those servants are to be double armed when they attend their masters abroad.

    Clarissa Harlowe; or the history of a young lady — Volume 1

  • I had to write, on the part of Mr. Carlyle, to a certain ungainly, foolish gentleman who keeps back from him, with all the fussy impotence of stupidity (not bad feeling, alas! for that we could deal with) a certain MS. letter of Cromwell's which completes the collection now going to press; and this long-ears had to be 'dear Sir'd and obedient servanted' till I said (to use a mild word) 'commend me to the sincerities of this kind of thing.'!

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

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