fellow servant

fellow servant

n.
One of a group of employees working together under such circumstances that the employer, under common law, is not considered liable for injury to one worker resulting from the negligence of another.
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Allen, the housekeeper, was, so far as it went, a corroboration of that of her fellow servant. The housekeeper's room was rather nearer to the front of the house than the pantry in which Ames had been working.
At about one o'clock, fellow servant Ms Naylor popped into a bedroom and to her horror, found Alice lying on the floorboards.
Her friendship with fellow servant Mary is abruptly ended when the son of the house impregnates Mary and refuses to marry her.
For example, in Bulbul's adapted version of The Knights, four of the actors perform a scene in which Xicias and Demosthenes steal a set of oracles that their fellow servant, Cleon, has kept hidden.
He decides to stay in the New World, becoming one of the Founding Fathers of America, eventually marrying Elizabeth Tilley, a fellow servant on that historic voyage.
Jesus made this very clear in the parable of the unforgiving servant (Matthew 18:21-35) who is punished by his master for not forgiving a fellow servant after he himself had been forgiven.
A fellow servant at the Palace said: "Everyone here is sad that Azim has gone.
The second concept was known as "fellow servant" and decreed that if a fellow employee of the worker who was injured contributed to the injury through actions or negligence, the employer was also not liable.
Shockingly, the servant leaves the presence of the master and seeks out a fellow servant who owed him a few dollars and roughly demands payment.
A fellow servant, Sherzad, tells her he puts up with terrible treatment because he has no choice: "We all follow whatever path our mothers have laid out for us" (p.
After an awkward but well-intentioned marriage to the lovely Caro, a fellow servant, Jacob fears himself accused of the recent murder of a beautiful young man.
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