Catchpoll vs Myrmidon - What's the difference?

catchpoll | myrmidon |

Catchpoll is a see also of myrmidon.


As nouns the difference between catchpoll and myrmidon

is that catchpoll is (catchpole) while myrmidon is a soldier or a subordinate civil officer who executes orders of a superior without protest or pity; -- sometimes applied to bailiffs, constables, etc.

catchpoll

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • myrmidon

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A soldier or a subordinate civil officer who executes orders of a superior without protest or pity (sometimes applied to bailiffs, constables, etc).
  • *1842', "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (a play by George Dibden Pitt based on an existing story) at Act III, Scene II:
    Tobias (to Jonas Fogg, manager of a madhouse): "I will die ere I submit to you or your vile '
    myrmidons
    ."
  • *1934 , edition, ISBN 0553278193, pages 177–178:
  • See also

    * catchpole, catchpoll