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 for chauffeur
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chauffeur \Chauf`feur"\, n. [F., lit., stoker.]
     1. [pl.] (F. Hist.) Brigands in bands, who, about 1793,
        pillaged, burned, and killed in parts of France; -- so
        called because they used to burn the feet of their victims
        to extort money.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     2. One who manages the running of an automobile or limousine;
        esp., the paid operator of a motor vehicle.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a man paid to drive a privately owned car
      v 1: drive someone in a vehicle [syn: drive around,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "chauffeur":
     Sunday driver, backseat driver, bicycle, bike, boy, bus,
     bus driver, busman, butler, cabby, cabdriver, catch a train,
     coachman, cycle, drive, driver, entrain, equerry, gardener,
     gentleman, gillie, go by rail, hack, hackdriver, hackman, hacky,
     hit-and-run driver, houseboy, houseman, jitney driver, joyride,
     joyrider, lord-in-waiting, make a train, man, manservant, motor,
     motorcycle, motorist, pedal, ride, road hog, speeder,
     take a joyride, taxi, taxidriver, teamster, truck driver, trucker,
     truckman, valet, valet de chambre, wheel

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