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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section I. General Intersocial Volition
 
746. Servant.
 
  
NOUN:SERVANT, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help [local, U. S.], lady help [Brit.], employee or employé; attaché [F.], official.
  SUBJECT, liege, liegeman; people, “my people.”
  RETINUE, suite, cortège [F.], staff, court; office force, clerical staff, clerical force, workers, associate workers, employees, the help [esp., U. S.].
  ATTENDANT, squire, usher, donzel [obs.], apprentice, prentice [colloq. or dial.]; page, buttons [colloq.], footboy; trainbearer, cupbearer; waiter, tapster, butler, livery servant, lackey, footman, flunky or flunkey [colloq.]; bearer [Anglo-Ind.], boy [any colored male servant, as in the Orient, South Africa, &c.]; hamal [India], scout [Oxford Univ.], gyp [Camb. Univ.], valet, valet de chambre [F.]; equerry, groom; jockey, hostler or ostler, orderly, messenger, gillie or gilly, caddie or caddy, herdsman, swineherd; barkeeper, bartender, barkeep [U. S.]; boots [Brit.]; cad [Eng. Univ. cant], bell boy, bell-hop [slang], tiger, chokra [India], boy; counterjumper [colloq.]; khansamah or khansaman [India], khitmutgar [India]; yardman, journeyman.
  bailiff, castellan or castellain, seneschal, chamberlain, major-domo, groom of the chambers.
  secretary; under -, assistant- secretary; stenographer, clerk; subsidiary; agent [See Consignee]; subaltern; underling, understrapper; man.
  MAID, maidservant; girl, help [local, U. S.], handmaid; confidant (fem. confidanté), confident (fem. confidente) [F.]; lady’s maid, abigail, soubrette; amah [Oriental], biddy [colloq.], bonne [F.], ayah [India]; nurse-, nursery-, house-, parlor-, waiting-, chamber-, kitchen-, scullery- maid; femme -, fille- de chambre [F.]; chef de cuisine [F.], cordon bleu [F.], cook, scullion, Cinderella; pot-walloper; maid-, servant- of all work; slavey [slang, Eng.], general servant [Brit.], general housework maid [U. S.], general [colloq.]; washerwoman, laundress, bedmaker; charwoman (worker) [See Agent].
  DEPENDENT or dependant, hanger-on, led friend [obs.], satellite; parasite (servility) [See Servility]; led captain; protégé [F.], ward, hireling, mercenary, puppet, man of straw, creature; serf, vassal, slave, negro, helot; bondsman, bondswoman; bondslave; âme damnée [F.], odalisque or odalisk, ryot, adscriptus glebœ [L.], villein or villain [hist.], churl or ceorl [hist.]; beadsman or bedesman; sizar or sizer [Camb. & Dublin Univs.], pensioner, pensionary; client.
  badge of slavery; bonds [See Prison].
  
VERB:SERVE, minister to, help, coöperate; wait -, attend -, dance attendance -, fasten oneself -, pin oneself- upon; squire, valet, tend, hang on the sleeve of; chore [dial., U. S.], do the chores [colloq.], char [dial. Eng.], do for [colloq.], fag.
  
ADJECTIVE:SERVICEABLE, useful, helpful; coöperative.
  SERVING &c. v.; in the train of; in one’s -pay, - employ; at one’s call (obedient) [See Obedience]; in bonds.
  SERVILE, slavish, vernile [rare]; subject, thrall, bond; subservient, obsequious, base, fawning, truckling, sycophantic or sycophantical, sycophantish [rare], parasitic, cringing.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Art thou less a slave because thy master lo es and caresses thee?—Pascal
  2. How happy is he born and taught That serveth not another’s will.—Wotton

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