Servitor : Definition

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Definitions of Servitor

Pronunciation : Serv"i*tor
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L., fr. servire to serve: cf. F. serviteur.]
Definition : 1. One who serves; a servant; an attendant; one who acts under another; a follower or adherent. Your trusty and most valiant servitor. Shak.

2. (Univ. of Oxford, Eng.)

Defn: An undergraduate, partly supported by the college funds, whose duty it formerly was to wait at table. A servitor corresponded to a sizar in Cambridge and Dublin universities.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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