equerry equerry

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  2. (n) a personal attendant of the British royal family

Usage(s):

  1. As the Queen's equerry -- a combination secretary and personal attendant -- for three years, Laurence learned the ways of the Windsors early.
  2. The equerry looked a bit startled, the businessmen surveyed him askance.
  3. Second and third were the Duke's trusted friend and former equerry, Major Edward Dudley Metcalfe, and Sir Walter Monckton.

Quotes

  • "But when I saw the great lady - who was very gracious - she said to me, 'Yes, Midsomer, a lot of people die there. I wouldn't like to live there'," John says, in his best regal voice. "And this equerry by her side said, 'No you wouldn't...
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: John Nettles Source: www.thisisthesentinel.co.uk

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