noun Etymology: Middle English servitour, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin servitor, from Latin servire to serve Date: 14th century a male servant

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  • servitor — [sʉr′və tər] n. [ME servitour < OFr < LL servitor < pp. of L servire, to SERVE] a person who serves another; servant, attendant, or, formerly, soldier …   English World dictionary

  • Servitor — In certain universities (including some colleges of University of Oxford and the University of Edinburgh), a servitor was an undergraduate student who received free accommodation (and some free meals), and was exempted from paying fees for… …   Wikipedia

  • servitor — UK [ˈsɜː(r)vɪtə(r)] / US [ˈsɜrvɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms servitor : singular servitor plural servitors an old word meaning a servant …   English dictionary

  • servitor — /serr vi teuhr/, n. 1. a person who is in or at the service of another; attendant. 2. a glass worker who blocks the gather and does the preliminary blowing of glass for the gaffer. [1300 50; ME servitour < AF < LL servitor, equiv. to L servi(re)… …   Universalium

  • Servitor —    Occurs only in 2 Kings 4:43, Authorized Version (R.V., servant ). The Hebrew word there rendered servitor is elsewhere rendered minister, servant (Ex. 24:13; 33:11). Probably Gehazi, the personal attendant on Elisha, is here meant …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • servitor — ser•vi•tor [[t]ˈsɜr vɪ tər[/t]] n. a servant or attendant • Etymology: 1300–50; ME servitour < AF < LL servītor= L servī(re) to serve+ tor tor …   From formal English to slang

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  • servitor — ser·vi·tor || sÉœrvɪtÉ™(r) / sɜː n. aide, helper, one who serves as an assistant to another person …   English contemporary dictionary

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