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Custrel \Cus"trel\ (k[u^]s"trel), n. [OF. coustillier. See Coistril.] An armor-bearer to a knight. [Obs.]


Custrel \Cus"trel\, n. See Costrel. [Obs.]



n. A knight's attendant or man-at-arms; a knave.

Usage examples of "custrel".

The custrel riding ahead, leading the litter horses, was young Wilf, who rarely spoke to people much.

Add in squires, custrels, body servants, the hounds and their handlers, the hawks and theirs, and the total was near a hundred souls and as many animals.

They will also supply squires and custrels who can tend them and wield a lance should danger threaten.