Middle English Dictionary Entry

hengest-man n.
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

An attendant upon a king, nobleman, lord mayor, etc., a high-ranking servant (usually of gentle birth).

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • (1449) MSS Beverley in HMC133 : Brianus Holm..habet iiij heykes pro se j haynsman et j homine ad portandum le geton.
  • Note: NF