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a man employed as a servant in a large establishment (as a palace) to run errands and do chores

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There might be some sense in your knocking,' the Footman went on without attending to her, `if we had the door between us.
I shall sit here,' the Footman remarked, `till tomorrow--'
or next day, maybe,' the Footman continued in the same tone, exactly as if nothing had happened.
The courier asks if there's an answer," the footman announced.
inquired Sam Weller, nothing abashed by the blaze of splendour which burst upon his sight in the person of the powdered-headed footman with the gorgeous livery.
was the haughty inquiry of the powdered- headed footman.
The powdered-headed footman slammed the door very hard, and scowled very grandly; but both the slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam, who was regarding a mahogany umbrella-stand with every outward token of critical approval.
Not all, for you will not be there; not all," said Prince Hippolyte smiling joyfully; and snatching the shawl from the footman, whom he even pushed aside, he began wrapping it round the princess.
Prince Hippolyte hurriedly put on his cloak, which in the latest fashion reached to his very heels, and, stumbling in it, ran out into the porch following the princess, whom a footman was helping into the carriage.
Athos followed the footman, who led him through a long succession of apartments and paused at length before a closed door.
The footman opened the door and announced Monsieur le Comte de la Fere.
The footman was withdrawing, but Athos stopped him by a sign.
When I heard her dismiss the footman, I stepped up to him and asked him, what little lady that was?
I was very well dressed, and had my gold watch as well as she; so I left the footman, and I puts myself in a rank with this young lady, having stayed till she had taken one double turn in the Mall, and was going forward again; by and by I saluted her by her name, with the title of Lady Betty.
The doctor shook hands with me in the hall, leaving the workman-like footman to open the door.