Meaning of BEARER in English

BEARER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

standard

All regiments may include a standard bearer and/or musician, and these cost double the points value of an ordinary trooper.

Their presidential standard bearer was criticizing the woman they love to hate.

Obviously, the regiment must include a standard bearer before it can be given a magic standard.

Mr. Hill was an important standard bearer .

Ronald Reagan was not without handicaps and dissatisfaction with both of the party's standard bearers in this election was unusually widespread.

Niblit replaces the normal battle standard bearer option in the army list.

The army general and standard bearer are very important to the Empire army.

■ NOUN

stretcher

The stretcher bearers ran out to unload the cargo.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Nothing daunted, the bearers of comfort brought a flagon of ale and a long clay pipe.

So I went myself to see the undertaker, select the bearers, and arrange all the funeral details.

The bearers of the arrows danced once more around the fire and departed.

The numerous men employed as bearers become undertakers, although they have never done anything until they have got the job.

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