bearer


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a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

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someone whose employment involves carrying something

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a messenger who bears or presents

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one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral

the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it

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Give us a light," said the other bearer, "or I shall never find what I am looking for.
The bearers went on for twenty paces, then stopped, putting the bier down on the ground.
One of the bearers was bitten by a poisonous snake, and though prompt measures were taken, the poison spread so rapidly that the man died.
This time some of the bearers were left behind, and ox-carts were substituted for them, as it was possible to carry more goods this way,
He is also the bearer of a second confidential epistle for his eminence.
If this person you speak of is really the bearer of a letter from there," he added, "I think we can both guess what it is about.
A letter in a double-ended envelope, stuck all over with sealing wax, is pretty certain to be opened in case of any accident to the bearer.
Forty bearers carried our presents to Bekwando and it took us three months to get through.
Trent did not mention the fact that for four days and nights they were hiding in holes and up trees from the natives whom the King of Bekwando had sent after them, that their bearers had fled away, and that they had been compelled to leave the track and make their way through an unknown part of the bush.
As the bearers, among whom was Anna Mikhaylovna, passed the young man he caught a momentary glimpse between their heads and backs of the dying man's high, stout, uncovered chest and powerful shoulders, raised by those who were holding him under the armpits, and of his gray, curly, leonine head.
He unbolted the door, called in the bearers, wished us good morning, and with a look full of meaning and a crook of his finger at parting went his way.
The shoulder of one of the tramping bearers knocked heavily against the spectral soldier who was staring into the unknown.
All eyes turn to the flag bearer for each country as they lead their teammates into the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics.
At the Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF 2017) in Hangzhou, Huawei launched its 5G microwave bearer solution.
It was decided that a state office bearer and another leader will prepare the list of former state and district office bearers who will attend the meeting.