Definitions for varletˈvɑr lɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

var•let*ˈvɑr lɪt(n.)

  1. rascal.

  2. an attendant or servant. a page who serves a knight.

* Archaic..

Origin of varlet:

1425–75; late ME < MF; var. of valet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rogue, knave, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag, varlet(noun)

    a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

  2. page, varlet(noun)

    in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood

Wiktionary

  1. varlet(Noun)

    A servant or attendant.

  2. varlet(Noun)

    Specifically, a youth acting as a knight's attendant at the beginning of his training for knighthood.

  3. varlet(Noun)

    A rogue or scoundrel.

  4. varlet(Noun)

    The jack.

  5. Origin: From varlet. Compare valet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Varlet(noun)

    a servant, especially to a knight; an attendant; a valet; a footman

  2. Varlet(noun)

    hence, a low fellow; a scoundrel; a rascal; as, an impudent varlet

  3. Varlet(noun)

    in a pack of playing cards, the court card now called the knave, or jack

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