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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores.

Usage examples (32)
  • We have used the English term footman to indicate what is usually called a waiter in this country.
  • -- The arms of the footman were a sword, a spear, and a bow.
  • That the household was once more without a footman was a hard fact.
  • The gentleman should break out through the footman, which is not the case as he does it. ' for more
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