Servient
Servient Serv"i*ent, a. [L. serviens, -entis, p. pr. See {Serve}.] Subordinate. [Obs. except in law.] --Dyer. [1913 Webster]

{Servient tenement} or {Servient estate} (Law), that on which the burden of a servitude or an easement is imposed. Cf. Dominant estate, under {Dominant}. --Gale & Whately. [1913 Webster]


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