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fellow servant

  1. (under the fellow-servant rule) an employee working with another employee for the same employer.
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Origin of fellow servant

First recorded in 1525–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for fellow servant

Historical Examples of fellow servant

  • He had commenced his speculations with twenty, borrowed from a fellow-servant.


    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • She arrived in time to hear his menace to her fellow-servant.

    Ernest Maltravers, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • How long has your fellow-servant—Peggy, I think, you call her—been here?

  • John, assisted by his fellow-servant, raised and carried her down stairs.

    Charlotte Temple

    Susanna Rowson

  • I don't blame your fellow-servant—I blame nobody but Mrs. Lecount.

    No Name

    Wilkie Collins