from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A footman; a flunky.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flunky or footman; a lackey.
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She knew if that were done that, as she scrawled in her own peculiar French, "le Roy mon fils nave jeames lantyere aubeysance,"  and she was determined "que personne ne pent nous brouller en lamitie en la quele je desire que set deus Royaumes demeurent pendant mauye."