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1. An attendant or servant.
2. A knight's page.
3. A rascal; a knave.
[Middle English, from Old French, variant of vaslet; see valet.]
1. (Historical Terms) a menial servant
2. (Historical Terms) a knight's page
3. (Historical Terms) a rascal
[C15: from Old French, variant of vallet valet]
a. an attendant or servant.
b. a page who serves a knight.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French; variant of valet]
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|Noun||1.||varlet - a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel|
|2.||varlet - in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood|