Sell also: sycophant, toady
• Noun: a male servant (especially a footman)
• Noun: a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it.
You know, when you're a producer, you're a bit of a lackey. You're just making cups of tea and making sure they've got newspaper, stuff like that.