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Serve

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Iʹll serve him out—give a quid pro quo. This is the French server, to do an ill turn to one.

To serve a rope. To roll something upon it to prevent it from being fretted. The “service” or material employed is spun yarn, small lines, sennit, ropes, old leather, or canvas.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Serenade
Serene
Serif and Sanserif
Sèrjeants-at-Law
Sermon Lane (Doctors Commons, London)
Serpent
Serpentine Verses
Serrapurda
Servant (Faithful)
Serve
Servus Servorum (Latin)
Sesame
Sesha
Set Off (A)
Set Scene
Set-to (A)
Setebos
Sethites
Setting a Hen
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