equerry[ek′wər ē, ē kwer′ē]
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noun pl. eq·uer·ries
- A personal attendant to the British royal household.
- An officer charged with supervision of the horses belonging to a royal or noble household.
Origin: French écurie, stable, from Old French escurie, from escuier, squire; see squire.