Examples from the Web for chauffer
The officer sat up beside the chauffer, Clayton slinging it into him every foot of the way to the station.
The combustion tube with its charge is next placed in a furnace or chauffer of thin sheet iron (see middle figure above).Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
My chauffer cranked up the car and I took my place at the wheel.The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar|Maurice Leblanc
Clayton and Alfred were liberated, loaded into an auto, the chauffer ordered to drive slowly to the Work House.
Chauffer, chaw′fėr, n. a metal box for holding fire, a portable furnace or stove.
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Word Origin and History for chauffer
"small portable stove," 1825, variant of chafer "a vessel for heating," agent noun from chafe; form influenced by French chauffoir "a heater," from chauffer "to heat," which also is ultimately from chafe (see chauffeur).