Serving mallet
Serving Serv"ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster]

{Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes.

{Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant.

{Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used in serving ropes.

{Serving man}, a male servant, or attendant; a manservant.

{Serving stuff} (Naut.), small lines for serving ropes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • serving mallet — noun : a wooden device shaped like a mallet, grooved on the bottom, and used in serving ropes * * * serving mallet noun (nautical) A mallet with a grooved head used in serving ropes • • • Main Entry: ↑serve * * * serving mallet, Nautical. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Serving — Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving board — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving maid — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving man — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serving stuff — Serving Serv ing, a. & n. from {Serve}. [1913 Webster] {Serving board} (Naut.), a flat piece of wood used in serving ropes. {Serving maid}, a female servant; a maidservant. {Serving mallet} (Naut.), a wooden instrument shaped like a mallet, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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