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Definition of "menservants" [menservants]

  • Plural of manservant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "menservants" in a sentence
  • "And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work."
  • "As the only one of the white lady volunteers who spoke the language of the Chinese inmates, Pearl heard atrocious accounts of physical and mental abuse, violence, torture, starvation, and rape inflicted on girls thrown out or sold by their families into forced labor, working in brothels or as domestic slaves terrorized by the mistress of the household and passed from hand to hand by the master, his sons, and his menservants."
  • "A glimpse of two menservants, one with logs and the other with a poker, silhouetted against the fire."