Definition of Courtiers

1. Noun. (plural of courtier) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Courtiers

1. courtier [n] - See also: courtier

Lexicographical Neighbors of Courtiers

courtesied
courtesies
courtesy
courtesy card
courtesy copy
courtesy name
courtesy of
courtesying
courtezan
courtezans
courthouse
courthouses
courtier
courtierlike
courtierly
courtiers
courtiery
courting
courtisanerie
courtisaneries
courtless
courtlet
courtlets
courtlier
courtliest
courtlike
courtliness
courtlinesses
courtling
courtlings

Literary usage of Courtiers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Now Lord forbid," exclaimed the King, "That I should take a single thing; For if my courtiers see me do't. It means good-by to all the fruit. ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1850)
"One of his courtiers named Damocles was perpetually extolling with rapture his treasures, ... CONSPIRACY OF THE Courtiers TO PREVENT THE EFFECTS OF IT. ..."

3. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1890)
"... and gives great application to the affairs of this post—The Duke of Savoy comes to Paris—Brings over the courtiers to his interest— Endeavours to bribe ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"The 5th, the Emperor fent one of his courtiers to tell the ... His courtiers on each fide, barefooted, and in the habit of ..."

5. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... and the conversion of two courtiers; during a severe struggle hears a voice from heaven, opens Scripture, and is converted, with his friend Alypius. ..."

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