Lackey Lack"ey, n.; pl. {Lackeys}. [F. laquais; cf. Sp. & Pg. lacayo; of uncertain origin; perh. of German origin, and akin to E. lick, v.] An attending male servant; a footman; a servile follower. [1913 Webster]

Like a Christian footboy or a gentleman's lackey. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Lackey caterpillar} (Zo["o]l.), the caterpillar, or larva, of any bombycid moth of the genus {Clisiocampa}; -- so called from its party-colored markings. The common European species ({Clisiocampa neustria}) is striped with blue, yellow, and red, with a white line on the back. The American species ({Clisiocampa Americana} and {Clisiocampa sylvatica}) are commonly called {tent caterpillars}. See {Tent caterpillar}, under {Tent}.

{Lackey moth} (Zo["o]l.), the moth which produces the lackey caterpillar. [1913 Webster]

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