serve in (v.) Old form(s): serue
supply, provide, deal out
MV III.v.54[Lorenzo to Launcelot] go to thy fellows, bid them ... serve in the meat
Tim IV.iii.481[Timon to Flavius] All I kept were knaves, to serve in meat to villains
TS III.i.14[Lucentio as Cambio to Hortensio as Licio] while I pause [in my teaching] serve in your harmony
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