Bearer

Definition of Bearer

Bear´er   Pronunciation: bâr´ẽr
n.1.One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries.
2.Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.
3.A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant.
4.A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
5.(Com.) One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
6.(Print.) 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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