Sentence Examples


  • It is also occasionally used as a synonym for "footman" or "lackey."
  • He wandered about in Turin for some time, and at last established himself as footman to a Madame de Vercellis.
  • Locks are to be put upon some of his trap-doors and shutters; and a footman will show round future visitors with a bunch of keys at his side.
  • All her invitations without exception, written in French, and delivered by a scarlet-liveried footman that morning, ran as follows:
  • Prince Andrew had gone out into the hall, and, turning his shoulders to the footman who was helping him on with his cloak, listened indifferently to his wife's chatter with Prince Hippolyte who had also come into the hall.

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