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courtier

noun cour·tier \ˈkr-tē-ər, ˈkrt-yər, ˈkr-chər\

: a member of a royal court (sense 3b)

Full Definition of COURTIER

1
:  one in attendance at a royal court
2
:  one who practices flattery

First Known Use of COURTIER

14th century

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