equerry

Part of speech: noun

An officer having charge of the horses of a nobleman.

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Usage examples "equerry":

  1. It was M. de Bonneville- Adrienne's equerry, as M. de Montbron called him- for the carriage belonged to that young lady. - "The Wandering Jew, Book VIII.", Eugene Sue.
  2. He felt like a negro chief being shown the sights of England by a tired equerry. - "The Altar Steps", Compton MacKenzie.
  3. " Mademoiselle, I am at your disposal," said the equerry to her, in a respectful and gallant tone. - "Captain Fracasse", Theophile Gautier.