valet de place


plural valets de place
: a valet who serves transient travelers or strangers by acting as guide
the people the traveler naturally sees most—the tavern keepers, valets de place, and postilionsC. G. Bowers

Word History


French, literally, valet of the locality

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“Valet de place.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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