name of the occupation ? ( younger male chaperon / assistant )

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Subject: name of the occupation ? ( younger male chaperon / assistant )
Posted by:  Hen Hanna (henhan…@gmail.com)
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017

What's the name of that very Brit occupation ?

    a younger male chaperon/assistant, who accompanies
          an older lady (of high social class) ?

it's not Duenna
du=C2=B7en=C2=B7na  NOUN      an older woman acting as a governess and comp=
anion in charge of girls, especially in a Spanish family; a chaperone.

In the novel [Rebecca], the young unnamed woman
        was a ....  companion=20

While working as the companion to a rich American woman on holiday in Monte=
Carlo, the unnamed narrator, a na=C3=AFve young woman in her early 20s, be=
comes acquainted with a wealthy Englishman, Maximilian (Maxim) de Winter, a=
42-year-old widower. After a fortnight of courtship, she agrees to marry h=
im and, after the wedding and honeymoon, accompanies him to his mansion in =
Cornwall, the beautiful West Country estate Manderley.

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