The definition of a varlet is a man or a boy who acts as a servant, or a dishonest or deceitful man.(noun)
See varlet in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr, a servant, page, var. of vaslet (see valet): for sense development see knave
See varlet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , variant of vaslet; see valet.
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