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an attendant; a follower or lackey1593Richard III[Enter a Pursuivant.] | HASTINGS. Go on before; I'll talk with this good fellow. | [Exeunt STANLEY and CATESBY.] How now, sirrah! how goes the world with thee? | PURSUIVANT. The better that your lordship please to ask.1876Among My BooksThe fleeting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant!1903Ponkapog PapersIt has recently become the fashion to speak disparagingly of Leigh Hunt as a poet, to class him as a sort of pursuivant or shield-bearer to Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats.