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.
  • 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.
  • "Not all, for you will not be there; not all," said Prince Hippolyte smiling joyfully; and snatching the shawl from the footman, whom he even pushed aside, he began wrapping it round the princess.

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