Hughes repudiated all idea of valeting, but was willing to accept the man as a comrade.
There will be no valeting, and you will have undisputed charge of the pantry and wine-cellar.
Count Saxe had both, and did not like the business of valeting, even for kings.
If I were you I should try to get something better than valeting.
I'm not much of a sailor myself, but Alphonse knows something about other things besides cooking and valeting.
Mishka turned up again, and insisted on valeting me after a fashion, though I told him I could manage perfectly well by myself.
One day she asked Gregory why he did not teach music instead of valeting at a hotel.
The former does the valeting, the waiting, and is steward and butler, while the woman attends to the cooking and laundry.
Gregor, valeting in a hotel, pressing coats and trousers and sewing on buttons!
"personal man-servant," mid-14c., from Old French valet, variant of vaslet "man's servant," originally "squire, young man," from Gallo-Romance *vassellittus "young nobleman, squire, page," diminutive of Medieval Latin vassallus, from vassus "servant" (see vassal). Modern sense is usually short for valet de chambre; the general sense of "male household servant of the meaner sort" going with the variant form varlet. First recorded use of valet parking is from 1960.