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Definition of "body servant" []

  • A close servant; a personal servant. (noun)

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Use "body servant" in a sentence
  • "Strother, had been body servant to General Zachary"
  • "The famous John Stuart Mill, in his work on the "Subjection of Women," said that under the English law the legal status of a wife was that of "a personal body servant of a despot," and that her actual treatment was better than her legal position,"
  • "He bought a horse which he named "Belle", four additional pack animals, hired a Korena youth named Manyoungi as body servant (at $17.50 a month), and an interpreter and two mapus (grooms), and struck out to the northward, reaching Ping Yang on March 5, the first correspondent to reach that far north into the war zone."