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attendant

 [ah-ten´dant]
a person paid to perform personal services for those unable to care for themselves.

attendant

(ă-ten′dănt)
A paramedical hospital employee who assists in the care and personal support of patients.
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reciprocal, if Land be there, Feilds and Inhabitants: Her spots thou seest As Clouds, and Clouds may rain, and Rain produce Fruits in her soft'nd Soile, for some to eate Allotted there; and other Suns perhaps With thir attendant Moons thou wilt descrie Communicating Male and Femal Light, Which two great Sexes animate the World, Stor'd in each Orb perhaps with some that live.
In his sublime self-feeling the difference between myself and the attendant seemed to him as nothing.
They generally always like a male better," said the attendant.
They were taking fifty-four hounds, with six hunt attendants and whippers-in.
Why, if this girl is going to see the King, he'll air his own troubles," returned the attendant.
The attendant was besieged by questions, but he was sitting on the step of the car, in the shadow of a policeman, with his head buried in his hands, and he did not once look up.
Have something to eat, Father,' said the attendant.
As they did so they passed the dim alcove or cavern of the cloak room, and saw a short, black-coated figure, presumably an attendant, standing a little way back in the shadow of it.
These two squires were followed by two attendants, whose dark visages, white turbans, and the Oriental form of their garments, showed them to be natives of some distant Eastern country.
In this he had to help him not only the fowlers by profession, but also his attendants, who excelled in this art.
They were soon engaged in quest of apartments; but the greatest confusion immediately ensued among the masters, and violent quarrels among their attendants.
All the ladies of the court, with their attendants and attendants' attendants, and all the cavaliers, with their gentlemen and gentlemen's gentlemen, stood round; and the nearer they stood to the door, the prouder they looked.