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- n. A lower-ranking servant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inferior servant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An inferior or subordinate servant.
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.
So he bribed this fellow Tarnod, whom I had the pleasure of discarnating, and who was an underservant here at the hunting lodge.