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Noun: varlet  vaa(r)-lut
  1. In medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood
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  2. [archaic] A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    - rogue, knave [archaic], rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag

Derived forms: varlets

Type of: attendant, attender, scoundrel, tender, villain

Encyclopedia: Varlet