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understrapper

[uhn-der-strap-er] /ˈʌn dərˌstræp ər/
noun
1.
an underling.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; under- + strapper
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understrapper

/ˈʌndəˌstræpə/
noun
1.
a less common word for underling
Word Origin
C18: from strap (in the archaic sense: to work hard)
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