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ATTENDANT. One who owes a duty or service to another, or in some sort depends upon him. Termes de la Ley, h.t. As to attendant terms, see Powell on Morts. Index, tit. Attendant term; Park on Dower, c. 1 7.

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In this he had to help him not only the fowlers by profession, but also his attendants, who excelled in this art.
First you must call together your attendants, and order them to remain in a little hamlet close by until you want them.
The attendant was struck by his manner, and knowing my interest in him, encouraged him to talk.
The attendant thinks it is some sudden form of religious mania which has seized him.
During this discussion the night had closed in, and the torches, pages, attendants, squires, horses, and carriages, blocked up the gate and the open place; the torches were reflected in the channel, which the rising tide was gradually filling, while on the other side of the jetty might be noticed groups of curious lookers-on, consisting of sailors and townspeople, who seemed anxious to miss nothing of the spectacle.
Beside him was Simon Chekmar, his personal attendant, an old horseman now somewhat stiff in the saddle.
The crowd of diners and attendants that tumbled helter-skelter down the passages divided into two groups.
The attendant confirmed to the cardinal what the two Musketeers had already said with respect to Athos.
Philip and he walked along the corridor again, and an attendant told them where it was.
asked Dorothy, surprised to hear the rabbit attendant speak so disrespectfully of his monarch.
The attendant, who was shaking like a leaf, obeyed.
Have something to eat, Father,' said the attendant.