water boy


noun

a person who carries a canteen or bucket of drinking water to those too occupied to fetch it, as to soldiers, laborers, or football players.
a person who sees that livestock is supplied with water, as by filling water troughs.

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Origin of water boy

First recorded in 1630–40
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