land-service (n.) Old form(s): Land seruice, Land-seruice, seruice
military service done on land
2H4 I.ii.136[Falstaff to Lord Chief Justice] I was then advised by my learned counsel in the laws of this land-service
AC II.vi.94[Enobarbus to Menas] I deny my land service
WT III.iii.92[Clown to Shepherd, after describing the happenings at sea] And then for the land-service
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