a variant of lackey.
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How to use lacquey in a sentence
Of course the Earl's nominee, his lacquey, as the honourable gentleman might be called, would be returned.Phineas Finn | Anthony Trollope
Any one serving a big man, whatever the service may be, is the big man's lacquey in the People's Banner.Phineas Finn | Anthony Trollope
Upon this the lacquey instantly threw open the door and called out the names of the new-comers.Louis Spohr's Autobiography | Louis Spohr
He should remember Dryden's quaint admonition not to 'lacquey by the side of his author, but to mount up behind him.'Charmides | Plato
Until the hour when they turned me out of their house like a dishonest lacquey, without allowing me a word of explanation.The Bronze Eagle | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy