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  • n. Alternative spelling of stable boy.

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Examples

  • In the road stood our horse and trap, with the half-clad stable-boy waiting at the head.

    Sole Music

  • A stable-boy had run out to the horse's head, and springing down I followed Holmes up the small, winding gravel-drive which led to the house.

    Sole Music

  • A stable-boy led away my fat little Thistle, who followed him happily toward the well-earned rest of her stable.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • It would not be hard at all to slip a few shots of him doing some random stable-boy stuff around Winterfell, maybe a reaction shot here or there to other stuff happening on screen, if they really want to.

    GRRM provides short casting update

  • A mozo, or stable-boy, must accompany them, to return them, and the traveller must pay for the additional horse, the keep of the mozo, and an extra peso a day as his salary.

    Fifty Years in Southern Mexico

  • 'How dare that shabby stable-boy have his way with my bride-to-be?' he fumed aloud.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • He reflected on the first time he'd met Jonathan - when he had first hired him as a stable-boy at the manor.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • “That is different; but go to the inn all the same, and get an extra horse; the stable-boy will guide you through the cross-roads.”

    Les Miserables

  • Camilla then wrote her proposition to Mrs. Arlbery, which Mr. Tyrold sent immediately by a stable-boy of the baronet's.

    Camilla

  • That is, until the most improbable of events pulsl him out of that life, much like the stable-boy in the fantasy trope who finds he is hear to the kingdom.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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