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 Meanings and Examples of MENIAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  suitable for servant; having low nature
Classic Sentence:
1  At last, having collected enough to keep life in him, he departed for Europe, and tracked his enemies from city to city, working his way in any menial capacity, but never overtaking the fugitives.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
2  The Knight had scarcely finished a hasty meal, ere his menial announced to him that five men, each leading a barbed steed, desired to speak with him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  The conversation was interrupted by the arrival of a menial, who announced that a monk demanded admittance at the postern gate.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  She now did almost everything for him, and he felt more at home with her, less ashamed of accepting her menial offices, than with Connie.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
5  She loved having his body in her charge, absolutely, to the last menial offices.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
6  The women bore themselves like ladies and she knew they were ladies, though menial tasks were their daily lot and they didn't know where their next dress was coming from.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
7  From his complete inattention to the tidings, you would think that moody Ahab had not heard his menial.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
8  And bear in mind also that this monstrous disease affects not merely the idlers and their menials, its poison penetrates the whole social body.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 31
Example Sentence:
1  Although some exiles struggled in menial jobs in the West, they at least enjoyed the benefits of a peaceful society.
2  His long hours in the blacking factory left young Dickens numb and incurious, as if the menial labor might stultify his brain.