equerry[ek′wər ē, ē kwer′ē]
- Historical an officer in charge of the horses of a royal or noble household
- an officer who is a personal attendant on some member of a royal family
Origin of equerryaltered (after Classical Latin equus, horse) ; from French écurie ; from Old French escuerie, status of a squire: see esquire
- A personal attendant to the British royal household.
- An officer charged with supervision of the horses belonging to a royal or noble household.
Origin of equerryFrench écurie, stable, from Old French escurie, from escuier, squire; see squire.