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Definition of Overservice
1. [v -VICED, -VICING, -VICES]
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Literary usage of Overservice
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1905)
"This is Love's portion: — With many burdens In much wayfaring He loads his servants, The underservice But at the sharing, And overservice Are alike barren. ..."
2. The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo D'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100-1200 by Dante Alighieri, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Chiswick Press (1861)
"This is Love's portion:— In much wayfaring With many burdens He loads his servants ; But at the sharing, The underservice And overservice Are alike barren. ..."
3. Bulletin of Pharmacy (1918)
"Wastes at the soda fountain in years past have caused losses of thousands of dollars— particularly sugar wastes in the form of leakage and overservice of ..."
4. How to Feed the Dairy Cow: Breeding and Feeding Dairy Cattle by Hugh G. Van Pelt (1919)
"... receive consist of keeping the bull under control and yet providing him with comfortable conditions and sufficient exercise, and preventing overservice. ..."
5. The Liberty Reader by Bernard M. Sheridan (1918)
"Now she's ivory-white with overservice and spends all her days in loving. Her eyes have the old frank, innocent look, but they're ringed with being weary. ..."
6. Racial and Ethnic Tensions in American Communities: Poverty, Inequality and edited by Mary Frances Berry (2000)
"So I discourage individuals talking about overservice to any group because there are far more eligible in any group than we have the capacity to serve. ..."