Footman

Foot"man

(?), n.;
pl. Footmen ().
1. A soldier who marches and fights on foot; a foot soldier.
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2. A man in waiting; a male servant whose duties are to attend the door, the carriage, the table, etc.
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3. Formerly, a servant who ran in front of his master's carriage; a runner. Prior.
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4. A metallic stand with four feet, for keeping anything warm before a fire.
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5. (Zol.) A moth of the family Lithosid; -- so called from its livery-like colors.
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