[ noun ] an ordinary person who accepts the leadership of another

Used in print

(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)

Expressed differently : if the price for becoming a faithful follower of Jesus_Christ is some form of self-destruction , whether of the body or of the mind - sacrificium corporis , sacrificium intellectus - then there is no alternative but that the price remain unpaid .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Word reached the company that the man behind these depredations was Manuel_Gonzales , a man with many followers , including a number who were kept in line through fear of him .

[ noun ] someone who travels behind or pursues another