Definition of Equerries

1. Noun. (plural of equerry) ¹



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Definition of Equerries

1. equerry [n] - See also: equerry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equerries

equator of lens
equatorial
equatorial cleavage
equatorial current
equatorial division
equatorial guinea
equatorial plane
equatorial plate
equatorial staphyloma
equatorially
equatorials
equators
equatorward
equatour
equeries
equerries (current term)
equerry
equery
equestrian sport
equestrianism
equestrians
equestrianship
equestrienne
equestriennes
equi-
equianalgesic
equianalgesic dose
equiangled
equiangular

Literary usage of Equerries

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"By the first decree Royal Highness appoints four equerries to wait upon him, ... The equerries will take it by turns, two and two, to attend at his Royal ..."

2. Fanny Burney and Her Friends: Select Passages from Her Diary and Other Writings by L. B. (Leonard Benton) Seeley, Fanny Burney (1892)
"... King's Recovery—The King and his equerries—Sir Lucas Pepys—A Privy Council —Preparations for leaving Windsor-—Departure for Kew—Mournful Spectacle—Mrs. ..."

3. Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and by Thomas Burton, Goddard, Guibon (1828)
"... embroidered on crimson velvet, and adorned with white, red, and yellow plumes, led by the Master of the Horse; equerries and Grooms to attend. ..."

4. Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay by Fanny Burney, Charlotte Barrett (1854)
"that of which I am writing, I had never been informed that it was incumbent upon me to receive the King's equerries at the tea-table; yet I observed that ..."

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