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  1. a person who is in or at the service of another; attendant.
  2. a glass worker who blocks the gather and does the preliminary blowing of glass for the gaffer.
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Origin of servitor

1300–50; Middle English servitour < Anglo-French < Late Latin servītor, equivalent to Latin servī(re) to serve + -tor -tor
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Historical Examples

  • All genius now is, at its best, but a servitor—well or ill fed.

    Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida


  • Sin-gashid, of Uruk, servitor of Lugal-banda and Nin-gul, 95-6.

  • As was usual when he or any other servitor was in attendance on Waring, the reward had been munificent.

    Waring's Peril

    Charles King

  • There could be no higher honor than to be the servitor of this man's lady.

    A Voice in the Wilderness

    Grace Livingston Hill

  • They were interrupted at that moment by the servitor, to whom the reader has already been introduced.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

British Dictionary definitions for servitor


  1. archaic a person who serves another
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Word Origin

C14: from Old French servitour, from Late Latin servītor, from Latin servīre to serve
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