Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An inferior or subordinate servant.

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

  • noun An inferior servant.

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

  • noun A lower-ranking servant.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ servant

Examples

  • I like novels that give me a chance to escape from the drudgery of real life, so I'm unlikely to buy a story that, for example, focusses on the gritty reality of being an underservant, or a peasant, or a foot soldier and so on.

    To Buy or Not to Buy

  • So he bribed this fellow Tarnod, whom I had the pleasure of discarnating, and who was an underservant here at the hunting lodge.

    Last Enemy

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