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footman

noun foot·man \-mən\

: a male servant who lets visitors into a house and serves food at the dinner table

Full Definition of FOOTMAN

1
a archaic :  a traveler on foot :  pedestrian
b :  infantryman
2
a :  a servant in livery formerly attending a rider or required to run in front of his master's carriage
b :  a servant who serves at table, tends the door, and runs errands

First Known Use of FOOTMAN

14th century
FOOTMAN Defined for Kids

footman

noun foot·man \ˈft-mən\
plural foot·men \-mən\

Definition of FOOTMAN for Kids

:  a male servant who performs various duties (as letting visitors in and serving food)

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