servant's entrance


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Noun1.servant's entrance - an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuseservant's entrance - an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
entrance, entranceway, entryway, entree, entry - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
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Critics harken images of poor, coal-stained wretches skulking through the servant's entrance in the basement so the rich denizens are spared the horror of glancing upon their working-class countenance.
(14) Similarly, in 2.9, a Messenger (Portia's servant) enters suddenly with the news about a Venetian suitor's arrival ("Enter Messenger" [E1v; 2.9.84]), giving the same impression as the servant's entrance in 1.2.
Beethoven, notch, enters through the main door, not the servant's entrance: "We're artists.