- a male servant, especially a valet.
Origin of manservant
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Examples from the Web for manservant
A manservant can become an accounts man, a hillbilly a blue-blooded Manhattan prince.‘Mad Men’: Who Is Bob Benson?
June 17, 2013
The manservant and a driver were dragging portmanteaux into the room.
He was wearing a Hungarian jacket and was rather well dressed for a manservant.
Was it possible that Bailey or his Italian manservant had unexpectedly returned!The Doctor of Pimlico
William Le Queux
At that moment a manservant appeared in the doorway of the conservatory.Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels
Evidently a manservant who was on his way to interview a new employer.The Man Who Knew
- a male servant, esp a valet
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Word Origin and History for manservant
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