from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A personal attendant to the British royal household.
- n. An officer charged with supervision of the horses belonging to a royal or noble household.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An officer responsible for the care and supervision of the horses of a person of rank.
- n. A personal attendant to a head of state, a member of a royal family, or a national representative.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large stable or lodge for horses.
- n. An officer of princes or nobles, charged with the care of their horses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
- n. a personal attendant of the British royal family
French écurie, stable, from Old French escurie, from escuier, squire; see squire.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)