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Lackey


LACK'EY, noun [Latin lego, to send.]

An attending servant; a footboy or footman.

LACK'EY, verb transitive To attend servilely.

LACK'EY, verb intransitive To act as footboy; to pay servile attendance.

Oft have I servants seen on horses ride, the free and noble lackey by their side.