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Henchman

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun henchman:

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Definition of the noun henchman

What does henchman mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: henchmen

  1. someone who assists in a plot

Alternative definition of the noun henchman

noun

  1. A loyal and trusted follower or subordinate.
  2. A person who supports a political figure chiefly out of selfish interests.
  3. A member of a criminal gang.
  4. [obsolete] A page to a prince or other person of high rank.

Characters

  1. Henchman referred originally to one who attended a horse for his employer, that is, a horse groom. Hence, like constable and marshal, also originally stable staff, henchman became the title of a subordinate official in a royal court or noble household. It is now used to generally describe any person with subordinate status derisively, while most often used specifically to a hired guard or minion of a villain or master criminal.
  2. Henchman is a fictional character in the 2012 comedy film Dark Shadows.
  3. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1937 film Street Angel.
  4. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1971 short film Violence in the Cinema, Part 1.
  5. Henchman is a fictional character from the film "Face of the Screaming Werewolf".
  6. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1935 film Timber Terrors.
  7. Henchman is a fictional character from the 2008 drama film The City Is Mine.
  8. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1932 film Mason of the Mounted.
  9. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1935 film Trails of the Wild.
  10. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1935 film "The Phantom Cowboy".
  11. Henchman is a fictional character from The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow.
  12. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1931 film Riders of the North.
  13. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1959 film Last Train from Gun Hill.
  14. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1940 film The Trail Blazers.
  15. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1935 film Timber Terrors.
  16. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1936 film Wildcat Trooper.
  17. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1930 film O'Malley Rides Alone.
  18. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1939 film Outlaws' Paradise.
  19. Henchman is a fictional character in the anime TV series Lupin III Part II.
  20. Henchman is a fictional character from the film The Tip-Off.
  21. Henchman is a fictional character from the 1939 film Code of the Cactus.

There are other characters with in their name, like Henchman Denver.

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"Henchman" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Who is Henchman?

Henchman a.k.a. Jack Carter is a dubstep DJ and producer from UK.

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Google previewVideo Production 101 (2014)

Delivering the Message by Antonio Manriquez, Tom McCluskey

The henchman is the ally of the antagonist. Oddjob, the well-dressed assassin who sliced off enemies' heads with a razor-tipped bowler hat in Goldfinger (1964) , remains one of the great Bond henchmen. Recently, the minions in Despicable ...

Google previewPlays of Shakespeare: Midsummer night's dream. Much ado about nothing. King Henry VIII. Romeo and Juliet. Cymbeline. Coriolanus. Othello (1873)

by William Shakespeare, Henry Norman Hudson

Henchman is an attendant, or page: probably ...

Google previewA glossary and etymological dictionary of obsolete and uncommon words (1832)

by William Toone

HENCHMAN (S. hengstman), in its primary signification meant a horseman, but afterwards was applied to a page of honour formerly a state officer, the office was abolished in the time of Queen Elizabeth Every knight had after him riding.

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

henchman n. derog. a follower or assistant. henna n. a reddish-brown dye. hennaed adj. henry n. (pl. henries or henrys) the basic unit of inductance. hepatic adj. of the liver. hepatitis n. a serious ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

Icot Zeller (Henchman); Zachary Woodlee (Demon/Henchman); Timothy Anderson (Hench- man); Alex Estronel (Henchman); Matt Jini (Col- lege Guy #1); Hunter Cochran (College Guy #2).

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature (1834)

by William Toone

O, B, Guy or WARwick, HENCHMAN (S. hengstman), in its primary signification meant a horseman, but afterwards was applied to a page of honour formerly a state officer, the office was abolished in the time of Queen Elizabeth Every knight ...

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary (1834)

Of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases, and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature, Comprising Chiefly Those Not to be Found in Our Ordinary Dictionaries; with Historical Notices of Ancient Customs and Manners by William Toone

HENCHMAN (S. hengstman), in its primary signification meant a horseman, but afterwards was applied to a page of honour formerly a state officer, the office was abolished in the time of Queen Elizabeth Every knight had after him riding.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

jade, pall 5 gorge, stuff 6 stodge 7 overeat, satiate, surfeit 8 overfill 9 overstuff satellite 4 moon 6 cohort, minion 7 sectary, sputnik 8 adherent, disciple, favorite, follower, henchman, incident, partisan, sectator 9 ancillary, attendant, attending ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

henchman In fact, a member of ...

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Henchman Meaning

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Scrabble value of H4E1N1C3H4M3A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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