water-boy

water boy

noun
1.
a person who carries a canteen or bucket of drinking water to those too occupied to fetch it, as to soldiers, laborers, or football players.
2.
a person who sees that livestock is supplied with water, as by filling water troughs.

Origin:
1630–40

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