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  1. water boy, waterer(noun)

    an assistant who supplies drinking water

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  1. water boy(Noun)

    A man or boy who regularly supplies a sports team or other group with drinking water.

  2. Origin: water + boy

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  1. Water boy

    In the USA, a water boy is someone who works on the sidelines and provides water or other drinks to athletes. An unnamed water boy is documented in the 1869 New Jersey vs. Rutgers football game giving aid to a Rutger's player. Among notable people who served as water boys was President Herbert Hoover, who was the Stanford Cardinal football's first water boy.

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