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 (sûr′vĭ-tər, -tôr′)
One that performs the duties of a servant to another; an attendant.

[Middle English servitour, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin servītor, from servīre, to serve; see serve.]

ser′vi·tor·ship′ n.
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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the office or position of a servitor; the condition of being a servitor
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Only occasionally were incumbents graduates of Oxford and Cambridge and that number was decreasing because of the Universities' phasing out of servitorships, whereby poor undergraduates could support themselves.