- an attendant or servant.
- a page who serves a knight.
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Origin of varlet
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Example sentences from the Web for varlet
He had been regarding with interest a shackled-kneed varlet holding a halberd in his arms as if it had been a fractious bairn.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
A white mule with red trappings, led by a varlet, carried Sir Nigel's own napery and table comforts.
Neither varlet nor ostler could be seen, so he pushed open the door and called loudly for the landlord.
Then the varlet went his way and came to the manor, and saluted the lady, and told her from whence he came.
And when he had done and ended this battle, anon he called to him his varlet, the which brought him his horse.