Canadian writer (born in England) who wrote about life in the Yukon Territory (1874-1958)
a force that is a branch of the armed forces
a company or agency that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
make fit for use
tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
a means of serving
(sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play
work done by one person or group that benefits another
(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
employment in or work for another
the act of public worship following prescribed rules
the act of mating by male animals
the performance of duties by a waiter or servant
periodic maintenance on a car or machine
the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
an act of help or assistance
be used by; as of a utility
Alt. of service
A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus pyrus, as pyrus domestica and p. torminalis of europe, the various species of mountain ash or rowan tree, and the american shad bush (see shad bush, under shad). they have clusters of small, edible, applelike berries.
The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another's command; attendance of an inferior, hired helper, slave, etc., on a superior, employer, master, or the like; also, spiritual obedience and love.
The deed of one who serves; labor performed for another; duty done or required; office.
Office of devotion; official religious duty performed; religious rites appropriate to any event or ceremonial; as, a burial service.
Hence, a musical composition for use in churches.
Duty performed in, or appropriate to, any office or charge; official function; hence, specifically, military or naval duty; performance of the duties of a soldier.
Useful office; advantage conferred; that which promotes interest or happiness; benefit; avail.
Profession of respect; acknowledgment of duty owed.
The act and manner of bringing food to the persons who eat it; order of dishes at table; also, a set or number of vessels ordinarily used at table; as, the service was tardy and awkward; a service of plate or glass.
The act of bringing to notice, either actually or constructively, in such manner as is prescribed by law; as, the service of a subp/na or an attachment.
The materials used for serving a rope, etc., as spun yarn, small lines, etc.