from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The condition of servant or slave; slavery.
- noun Servants collectively; the whole body of servants in a family.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Servants, collectively.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete
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We also equate other forms of serviture with slavery, which we should.
London, and there was received into the play-house as a serviture, and by this means had an opportunity to be what he afterwards prov'd.
The entire history of woman under the administration of these "heaven-made" laws is a record of her serviture and humility.