errand boy


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errand boy

n
(Professions) (in Britain, esp formerly) a boy employed by a shopkeeper to deliver goods and run other errands
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.errand boy - a boy who earns money by running errandserrand boy - a boy who earns money by running errands
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
pageboy, page - a boy who is employed to run errands
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
I'm errand boy to this establishment," said Laurie, taking up his cap.
thought Porthos, casting a glance at the three hungry clerks-for the errand boy, as might be expected, was not admitted to the honors of the magisterial table.
It was to the effect that she would have in Freddy an ideal errand boy.
He said: "I've always thought he was really good, although this really ended as a contest when Errand Boy fell four out.
When I was an errand boy, at the age of 14, I never thought I would be getting this.
Errand Boy can be forgiven two failures this season and is fancied to make amends in the Myson Radiator Novices' Chase at Newcastle.
Indeed, arguably his best performance over hurdles so far was in heavy ground at Newcastle in February when second to Errand Boy over two miles.
Lord Of The Sky, a winning point-to-pointer, made it four wins out of four over fences in the two-and-a-half mile novices' chase, beating Errand Boy by three lengths despite jumping quite badly right at most of the fences.
The five-year-old, trained by Venetia Williams, was excellent value for a twolength verdict over Errand Boy at Market Rasen recently, and can follow up in the Derek Wigan Memorial Novices' Chase.
The Paul Green-owned gelding won on his chasing debut at Chepstow last month, beating Spring Grove who ran a fine race in defeat behind Mr Percy and Errand Boy.
Who trained and rode Errand Boy to win last season's EBF Final Novices' Handicap Hurdle at Sandown in March?
The favourite Errand Boy made an early departure, unseating his partner Seamus Durack at the second fence.