Meaning of BEARER in English


noun a palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.

2. bearer ·noun a tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.

3. bearer ·noun one who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.

4. bearer ·noun specifically: one who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.

5. bearer ·noun one who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.

6. bearer ·noun a strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.

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