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stableboy

[ stey-buhl-boi ]

noun

  1. a person who works in a stable.


stableboy

/ -mən; ˈsteɪbəlˌbɔɪ; ˈsteɪbəlˌmæn /

noun

  1. a boy or man who works in a stable


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Word History and Origins

Origin of stableboy1

First recorded in 1720–30; stable 1 + boy

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Example Sentences

Here she found three horses, one equipped with the pillion on which she was to ride behind a burly stableboy.

A man entered the room, whom I took for a stableboy; it was M. de Melfort.

The stableboy noted the letter S blazoned on the blinds of the horses' bridles, but there were no letters on the carriage.

Then he went down to the sitting room, where a good fire was burning, and shouted for his new stableboy.

He soon took his departure, a stableboy driving him back to the village.

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