understrapper

noun
un·der·strap·per | \ ˈən-dər-ˌstra-pər \

Definition of understrapper 

: a petty agent or subordinate : underling

First Known Use of understrapper

circa 1704, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for understrapper

under entry 3 + strapper one who harnesses horses

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