What does the word minion mean?

Usage examples for minion

  1. Perhaps the man who had shot at him- in Vienna- at the Konopisht railroad station, a minion of Goritz. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  2. On your knee, minion; I tell you she hath as good or a better chance of wearing a crown as any woman in England. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge