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waiting

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check

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overhaul

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be of service to someone

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in service

out of service

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the condition of being put to use

a formal act or set of acts prescribed by ritual

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work done by one person or group that benefits another

a company or agency that performs a public service

employment in or work for another

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Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)

a means of serving

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tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table

the act of mating by male animals

(law) the acts performed by an English feudal tenant for the benefit of his lord which formed the consideration for the property granted to him

the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone

periodic maintenance on a car or machine

the performance of duties by a waiter or servant

be used by

make fit for use

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mate with

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We arrived in time to furbish up and get to the English church before services began.
That if his majesty, in consideration of your services, and pursuant to his own merciful disposition, would please to spare your life, and only give orders to put out both your eyes, he humbly conceived, that by this expedient justice might in some measure be satisfied, and all the world would applaud the lenity of the emperor, as well as the fair and generous proceedings of those who have the honour to be his counsellors.
How to extend the service and at the same time cheapen it to small users--that was the Gordian knot; and the man who unquestionably did most to untie it was Edward J.
A sample of this is to be observed in the exaggerated and improbable suggestions which have taken place respecting the power of calling for the services of the militia.
The distance which many of the representatives will be obliged to travel, and the arrangements rendered necessary by that circumstance, might be much more serious objections with fit men to this service, if limited to a single year, than if extended to two years.
After having well beaten him, he forbade him to leave his service without his permission.
If, God willing, these swords should be devoted to the service of your eminence," said D'Artagnan, "I shall venture to express a wish, which is, that in its turn the purse of your eminence may become light and theirs heavy -- for with these three men your eminence may rouse all Europe if you like.
The religious service was opened, as before, with a prayer in English.
A brilliant frigate captain, a man of sound judgment, of dashing bravery and of serene mind, scrupulously concerned for the welfare and honour of the navy, he missed a larger fame only by the chances of the service.
But either his success, or the frequency of the transgression in others, soon wiped off this slight stain from his character; and, although there were a few who, dissatisfied with their own fortunes, or conscious of their own demerits, would make dark hints concerning the sudden prosperity of the unportioned Quaker, yet his services, and possibly his wealth, soon drove the recollection of these vague conjectures from men’s minds.
What, you are desirous of quitting my service, monsieur?
They were bound to the service of the company for five years, at the rate of one hundred dollars a year, payable at the expiration of the term, and an annual equipment of clothing to the amount of forty dollars.
Circumstances of an imperious nature, which it is unnecessary to relate here, had prevented him from taking service with that gallant army which had fought the disastrous campaigns ending with the fall of Corinth, and he chafed under the inglorious restraint, longing for the release of his energies, the larger life of the soldier, the opportunity for distinction.
Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole number of free Persons, including those bound to Service for a Term of Years, and excluding Indians not taxed, three fifths of all other Persons.
For if they rise not with their service, they will take order, to make their service fall with them.