Origin of courtier
OTHER WORDS FROM courtierun·der·cour·ti·er, noun
How to use courtier in a sentence
But then the courtiers and her son Edward, the new King Edward VIII (himself a notoriously debauched figure), began cleaning up.
The courtiers were an effete and in some cases epicene crew.
Avoid war; don't trust flatterers, courtiers and ministers; and most importantly 'retrieve the glory of the Throne'.How To Be a King, Circa 1749|Tom Sykes|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More surprising still, the spirit addressed the courtiers by their real names.
In truth there was little else for him and other senior courtiers to do.Why Kate Won’t be Getting Get A Nanny (Although a Maternity Nurse Could Be on the Cards)|Tom Sykes|December 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He made the acquaintance of some courtiers, who felt or affected an interest in learning and in learned men.
In France many kinds became popular from the fact of their use at court, and by the courtiers throughout the kingdom.
You are only an honest countryman wandering amid a crowd of courtiers—virtue in danger amid a myriad of vices.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Sometimes he shut himself up in an inner chamber from the eyes of his courtiers.
But he was the very opposite of the vulgar crowd of courtiers who fawn on a master while they betray him.