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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errand boy

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errand boy

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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.
At the time he joined up, Carless worked as an errand boy for harness manufacturer Messrs Price and Co.
Several police officers have been charged for kidnapping for ransom with homicide - namely Superintendent Rafael Dumlao III, former official of the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group (AIDG); Jerry Omlang, a striker or errand boy in the National Bureau of Investigation who surrendered and confessed to his participation in the crime; Senior Police Officer 2 Ricky Sta.
1850: Sir Thomas Lipton, founder of Lipton's grocery chain, who went from errand boy to millionaire by the age of 30, was born in Glasgow.
1850: Sir Thomas Lipton, founder of Lipton's grocery chain who went from errand boy to millionaire by the age of 30, was born in Glasgow.
First he was a publisher's errand boy before he began to earn a living writing articles for literary magazines.
Bernie, who originally started out as a Berlin homicide detective, now is little more than an errand boy for the propaganda minister who covets the affections of the actress while designing to star her in a film.
Born in Saudi Arabia's east just as oil was discovered there, Al Naimi tended sheep before starting as an errand boy at Aramco at the age of 12 in 1947, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Such was the fate of 13-year-old errand boy Clement Doyle who was handed 14 days' hard labour for stealing clothes in 1873.
He was he errand boy and he careered around the studio as quickly as his shiny patent leather shoes could take him.
Born in Letitia Street, he spent time in an orphanage, before working as an errand boy at Hintons.