your servant

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Seemingly from I am your servant.

Noun[edit]

your servant (plural your servants)

  1. (archaic) Used as a greeting, especially to a lady.
  2. (archaic) Used as a closing of a personal letter.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Calque of Biblical Hebrew עַבְדְּכֶם(ʿaḇdəḵem)

Pronoun[edit]

your servant

  1. (humble, archaic, chiefly in Bible translations) I, me (when addressing two or more people)
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