(RC Church) work of a physical nature that is forbidden on Sundays and on certain holidays
adjective 1. slavishly submissive or obsequious; fawning: servile flatterers. 2. characteristic of, proper to, or customary for slaves; abject: servile obedience. 3. yielding slavishly; truckling (usually followed by to). 4. extremely imitative, especially in the arts; lacking in originality. 5. being in slavery; oppressed. 6. of, relating to, or involving slaves or servants. 7. of […]
noun 1. the act of a person or thing that serves. 2. a single portion of food or drink; helping. 3. Electricity. a layer of material, as jute yarn or tape, that is applied to the core or the exterior of a lead-covered cable and acts as a protective covering. adjective 4. for use in […]
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. a member of an order of mendicant friars, founded in Florence in 1233, engaged in fostering devotion to the Virgin Mary.
noun 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. noun 1. (archaic) a person who serves another occurs only in 2 Kings 4:43, Authorized Version (R.V., “servant”). The Hebrew word there rendered […]