We reach surer ground after the Conquest, for then the great seals, monumental effigies, and coins become more and more serviceable in determining the forms the crown took.
Poland was to be dependent on her despoilers, but they evidently meant to make her a serviceable dependant.
The seeds and the rhizomes contain an abundance of starch, which renders them serviceable in some places for food.
When the ship was not involved in combat he kept the equipment serviceable and cleaned the ship.
It was devised by the Hudson's Bay Company for carrying freight, as a substitute for the less serviceable canoe, and was named after their York factory, the centre to which the traders brought down the furs for shipment to England and from which they took back merchandise and supplies to the interior of Rupert's Land.