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varlet

Archaic
1. a menial servant
2. a knight's page
3. a rascal
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Thou art said to be Achilles' male varlet" (5.1.14-15).
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(Varlet, 1996) traces the historical semantics of the word "undertake" and gives as a definition: "to become a master of" the buyer then undertake when he acquires an enterprise as becoming the owner, he "becomes the master" that is to say, he is considered like the leader.
VARLET A A rogue B A matinee performance C Medieval jester who am I?
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Yet they are equally damning of the opposite tendency: the attempt to highlight difference by the use of ostentatiously archaic language--'thee', 'varlet' and so on--'which derives from medieval English largely by way of Victorian melodrama' (p.
Russia's Michael Belov topped the standings ahead of French duo Bastien Flahaut and Erwann Varlet.