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Dictionary entry overview: What does courtier mean?
• COURTIER (noun)
The noun COURTIER has 1 sense:
1. an attendant at the court of a sovereign
Familiarity information: COURTIER used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An attendant at the court of a sovereign
Nouns denoting people
Hypernyms ("courtier" is a kind of...):
Damocles (the Greek courtier to Dionysius the Elder who (according to legend) was condemned to sit under a naked sword that was suspended by a hair in order to demonstrate to him that being a king was not the happy state Damocles had said it was (4th century BC))
Ralegh; Raleigh; Sir Walter Ralegh; Sir Walter Raleigh; Walter Ralegh; Walter Raleigh (English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618))
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