stableboy


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stableboy

(ˈsteɪbəlˌbɔɪ) or

stableman

n, pl -boys or -men
1. a boy or man who works in a stable
2. (Horse Racing) a boy or man who works in a stable
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stableboy - someone employed in a stable to take care of the horsesstableboy - someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses
hired hand, hired man, hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
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Translations

stableboy

[ˈsteɪblbɔɪ] Nmozo m de cuadra
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stableboy

[ˈsteɪblˌbɔɪ] stablelad [ˈsteɪblˌlæd] ngarzone m di stalla
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
"What do I want with a lame donkey?" said the Manager to the stableboy. "Take him to the market and sell him."
Charlie Plummer, played brilliantly by Charlie Thompson, is a 15-year-old with a hopeless father who drifts into a stableboy job at a race track.
A work horse born in captivity is taken in by a stableboy who cares for him until he escapes and finds freedom in the wild 2000 ***
Whisked away on a rainbow to Mount Olympus, Demon is to be trialled as Zeus's stableboy.
In both formats, one sitcom, one gameshow, the former Red Rum stableboy from Southport has presented two personas; fictional feckless housemate and dry, astutely ambitious team captain.
Frisco is a rock singer initially estranged from his family and As the World Turns' Holden Snyder (Jon Hensley) is a stableboy working for Lily Walsh's (Martha Byrne) wealthy mother.
The gates once opened lead back into the past the past where Cosmo meets his Grandfather as a young man called Kevin who works as a stableboy for Lord Corporamore.
So our heroine has little to do but tag along at group activities and gravitates instead toward off-script moments with stableboy Martin (Bret McKenzie), who seems equally disillusioned by the general charade but genuinely interested in her.
Aretino employs it as well in conversations between the Pedant and Stableboy characters in The Marescalco.
(Later, he will muse, "If only I had not happened to be born and brought up in a bookshop, if only I had happened to be born a stableboy, [...] then I could have spent all day with these huge, beautiful horses" [167; emphasis in original].) Henceforward, despite Uncle Alfred's promise that he will in fact be allowed to go to Stall High once his karma is purged, Conrad will perceive himself as a prisoner of his Fate.
They spoke of the horse alive without skin, naked, hairless, without eyes and ears, searching for the stableboy's caress.
He applied to The Archbishop of Canterbury to become stableboy for the four horses of the apocalypse; to Downing Street to become Official Government Scapegoat and to Buckingham Palace to become Principal Prodder and Nudgemaster in the House of Lords.