water boy

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wa′ter boy`

a person who brings drinking water to those unable to fetch it, as soldiers or laborers.
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Noun1.water boy - an assistant who supplies drinking waterwater boy - an assistant who supplies drinking water
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
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Explaining how the paper was leaked, Kulhari said, "Irshad, a water boy gave the question paper of the absentee students to Feroz Alam outside the campus, who then gave it to the solver and then the solver leaked that paper on WhatsApp.
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On one occasion, the water boy was sent to the house to get more water.
"I used to go to practices and I was the water boy during games.
Jones had made nine changes from the team that beat Australia 30-6 last week and Owen Farrell did another shift as water boy.
Jones added: "He did a great job as water boy. You should never do a good job at the job you're given.
This is like benching LeBron James to put the water boy in the starting five.
Rugby director Young, who travelled to Newcastle with the side and ended up being probably the slowest water boy seen on a Premiership ground, is enthused if a little surprised by his A team making the semi-finals for the first time during his time at Wasps.
TEENAGE water boy Peter Owen has sailed off with two top honours this summer.
Vickers was deployed as a water boy for the Falcons 13-9 defeat at French club Brive on Friday night, the club's next assignment a home tie against Russian champions Enisei-STM on Sunday.