Footboy
Footboy Foot"boy`, n. A page; an attendant in livery; a lackey. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • footboy — [foot′boi΄] n. [see FOOTMAN] a young manservant or page …   English World dictionary

  • footboy — /ˈfʊtbɔɪ/ (say footboy) noun a boy in livery employed as a servant; page; lackey …   Australian English dictionary

  • footboy — noun Date: 1585 a serving boy ; page, attendant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • footboy — /foot boy /, n. a boy in livery employed as a servant; page. [1580 90; FOOT + BOY, modeled on footman] * * * …   Universalium

  • footboy — noun /fʊt ˌbôi/ a serving boy, attendant, page with similar duties as an adult footman …   Wiktionary

  • footboy — n. lackey, boy employed as a servant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • footboy — n. Menial, liveried attendant, footman, runner …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • footboy — foot•boy [[t]ˈfʊtˌbɔɪ[/t]] n. a boy employed as a servant …   From formal English to slang

  • footboy — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a serving boy : page, attendant …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot page — noun Etymology: Middle English fot page : an errand boy : attendant, footboy * * * foot page, a boy attendant or servant; footboy …   Useful english dictionary

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