What does the word henchman mean?

Usage examples for henchman

  1. Beckley, still followed by his henchman Daddy O'Lear, came hurriedly out of the only telephone office in Staretta. – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  2. " I am going to ask you," he said, addressing Yaspard, " to take me with you to Boden; and perhaps you will allow Gloy to come as my henchman?" – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  3. More than a servant- a devoted henchman, Miss Lorne. – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew