What does the word outrider mean?

Usage examples for outrider

  1. He, however, liked better to be an outrider, for where his horse was, there he also wanted to be, so the King made him an outrider. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  2. Coachman, footman, and outrider, for there was even an outrider, all wore golden crowns. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. The carriage went toward Rambouillet, and arrived there at a quarter to ten, but at the entrance of the town it stopped, Lafare went on in the carriage to the Tigre- Royal, monseigneur following as an outrider. – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)