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stable boy

Syllabification: sta·ble boy

Definition of stable boy in English:


A boy or man employed in a stable.
Example sentences
  • They hurried Down the hall and through the great entrance over to the Royal Stables where two stable boys had their horses ready.
  • From that day on, he lived with the Ashfords, tending the stables as a stable boy until he worked his way up to the master he was presently.
  • Krista looked back towards the stable and saw the stable boy sweeping and tripping over himself.

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