Definition of Fauntleroy
1. Noun. An excessively polite and well-dressed boy.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fauntleroy
Literary usage of Fauntleroy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"I SLL Fauntleroy, HENRY (1785-1824), tanker and forger, was born in 1785. His father, who bore the same names, was one of the original founders of the ..."
2. The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English by Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1898)
"*Marsh & Co., and to their [ *28i 1 account, and that the same was entered in their pass-book, " Cash per Fauntleroy." Messrs. Martin & Co. were the City ..."
3. The Chronicles of Crime: Or The New Newgate Calendar. Being a Series of by Camden Pelham, pseud Camden Pelham (1841)
"The apprehension of Mr. Fauntleroy took place on the 10th of September 18-24, ... The name of the firm with which Mr. Fauntleroy was connected was Marsh, ..."