servant's entrance

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n servant's entrance an entrance intended for the use of servants or for delivery of goods and removal of refuse
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Usage

In literature:

The German officer's servant, it appeared, had managed to gain entrance to the ammunition chamber by means of a false key to the outer door.
"Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon" by Victor Appleton
This is the servant's entrance.
"Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters" by Victor Appleton
It was the great entrance-gate of Miss Brandon's house, which was thrown open by some of the servants.
"The Clique of Gold" by Emile Gaboriau
There was the servant's entrance, however, in the rear of the hallway.
"The Voice on the Wire" by Eustace Hale Ball
It's dark down in the area by the servants' entrance.
"The House of Mystery" by William Henry Irwin
They ushered us in the tradesman's entrance, and assigned us cubicles in the servants' wing.
"The Yillian Way" by John Keith Laumer
She quickly slipped through the man's grasp, and without uttering a cry started around the house for the servants' entrance.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
There was a minute's pregnant silence, and it was broken by the entrance of a servant with a letter.
"A Rose of a Hundred Leaves" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Miss Vyner's entrance diverted him for a few minutes; and as they were talking a servant brought in a small package.
"I, Thou, and the Other One" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
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