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  • n. Plural form of underkeeper.

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Examples

  • Three or four of the men round the fire were evidently underkeepers and verderers from the forest, sunburned and bearded, with the quick restless eye and lithe movements of the deer among which they lived.

    The White Company

  • The evidence as to the finding of the body and the bag was corroborated by that of Martin and Dick, the underkeepers.

    The Poacher Joseph Rushbrook

  • He enquired of one of the underkeepers if the name of the prisoner lately arrived was not Matthews; to which he was answered that her name was not Matthews but Vincent, and that she was committed for murder.

    Amelia — Complete

  • There are 15 Lodges and these are disposed to Gentlemen that have underkeepers yt takes care of it, and wt is peculiar to ye New forrest and known no where Else are these Brouce Deare; at these severall Lodges ye Keepers gather Brome and at Certaine tymes in ye day by a Call gathers all the Dear in within the railes which belongs to Each Lodge, and so they Come up and feed upon this Brouce and are by that meanes very fatt and very tame, so as to Come quite to Eate out of ye hand.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

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