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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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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.
See that the attendant does not go home, or the guard.
Why, if this girl is going to see the King, he'll air his own troubles," returned the attendant.
So the attendant led them into a room all draped with cloth-of-gold and furnished with satin-covered gold furniture.
Philip and he walked along the corridor again, and an attendant told them where it was.
They generally always like a male better," said the attendant.
The masters are going away and the whole house will be empty," said the old woman to the old attendant.
Have something to eat, Father,' said the attendant.
The attendant thinks it is some sudden form of religious mania which has seized him.
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.
During this discussion the night had closed in, and the torches, pages, attendants, squires, horses, and carriages, blocked up the gate and the open place; the torches were reflected in the channel, which the rising tide was gradually filling, while on the other side of the jetty might be noticed groups of curious lookers-on, consisting of sailors and townspeople, who seemed anxious to miss nothing of the spectacle.
In this he had to help him not only the fowlers by profession, but also his attendants, who excelled in this art.