stable boy

noun
variants: or less commonly stableboy \ ˈstā-​bəl-​ˌbȯi How to pronounce stable boy (audio) \
plural stable boys also stableboys

Definition of stable boy

: a boy or young man who works in a stable especially : one who takes care of the horses

First Known Use of stable boy

1701, in the meaning defined above

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“Stable boy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stable%20boy. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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