Word of the day

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courtier (noun) – 1. An attendant at a sovereign’s court.
2. One who seeks favour, especially by insincere flattery or obsequious behaviour.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : “One who attends the court of a sovereign,” c. 1300, courteour (early 13c. as a surname), from Anglo-French *corteour, from Old French cortoiier “to be at court, live at court,” from cort “king’s court; princely residence”