Examples from the Web for footboy
Jack, the footboy, whispered that they had pistols, and that he believed they were Bow-street officers.Tales And Novels, Volume 2 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
The following morning while the king was putting on his clothes he said to his footboy, "Go thou to Earl Ulf, and kill him."
Harald was with those who played on the land, and told his footboy to go out to the ship, make his bed, and wait for him there.
The Duke is made to say, 'By the mystery of my art, no more be a footboy, but rise a captain!'Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume|Joseph Grego
The laugh was strange, and not a melodious sound, and almost at the same moment Mrs Symes and the footboy came into the kitchen.Bristol Bells|Emma Marshall