1. a retainer, a follower;〔封建時代の〕a vassal, (the lord's) retinue(▼集合的)
    • 家来にする
    • take a person into one's service/accept a person as a retainer
    • 家来になる
    • enter a person's service
    • あいつは田中の家来だ
    • He is Tanaka's follower.