equerry

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an alteration of earlier esquiry (through the influence of the unrelated Latin equus), from Middle French escuirie, escuerie, derivative of escuyer ‎(squire), or alternatively from Medieval Latin scuria ‎(stable), from Old High German scura ‎(barn). Compare esquire.

Noun[edit]

equerry ‎(plural equerries)

  1. An officer responsible for the care and supervision of the horses of a person of rank.
  2. (Britain) A personal attendant to a head of state, a member of a royal family, or a national representative.
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