[ doh-mes-teek ]
/ ˌdoʊ mɛsˈtik /
Cycling. a member of a bicycle-racing team who assists the leader, as by setting a pace, preventing breakaways by other teams, or supplying food during a race.
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Origin of domestique
1980–85; < French: literally, domestic
Words nearby domestique
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Example sentences from the Web for domestique
Domestique fly; and on de instant I vas shown into de drawing-room.Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi|Joseph Grimaldi
Why then we must play the Domestique against him, next Fryday.Citt and Bumpkin (1680)|Sir Roger L'Estrange
Dale, two demy culverin and one sacre; fortifications against a domestique enimie very mean.Colonial Records of Virginia|Various