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servant

n. an employee of an employer, technically one who works for a master. A servant is distinguished from an"independent contractor" who operates his/her own business even though spending much time on the work of a particular person or entity. The servant has established hours or piece work, is under the direction of the employer even as to details, cannot work for competitors, and acts for the benefit of the employer rather than for himself/herself. A servant (employee) must have workmen's compensation insurance and social security coverage, pay income tax deductions, and may benefit from various Federal and state labor laws. (See: master and servant, employee, independent contractor)

See: employee

servant

see EMPLOYMENT.
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In London I was used to servants, and in moments of irritation would ring for them furiously, though doubtless my manner changed as they opened the door.
But now when we could have servants for ourselves I shrank from the thought.
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At that, the servant fell down, did him homage, and said, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full.
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