"Remember, Watson that though we have so homely a thing as a goose at one end of this chain, we have at the other a man who will certainly get seven years’ penal servitude unless we can establish his innocence.
There are no more uses of "servitude" in the book.
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living in political servitude to their powerful neighbor
an almost medieval system of servitude that each year turns thousands of young women from underdeveloped Asian countries into virtual slaves for prosperous Arab families
Time, 1995 -- http://www.time.com/time/international/1995/951023/justice.html(retrieved 02/18/10)