bearer

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which bears or has in possession.

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Usage examples "bearer":

  1. I hate that way of being carried, with my five fingers digging into the skull of my bearer, with one of his wrists placed lightly across my ankles, while he holds up his clothes with the other; and I do not like being perched between the elbows of two men, whose hands are clasped far beneath me, while I clutch their dirty throats. - "Southern Arabia", Theodore Bent Mabel Bent.
  2. He does not go off in order to do what he says; but in order to return a few lines on as the bearer of news which the poet did not know how to impart by means of any other person. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.
  3. St. Paul is my standard- bearer! - "A New Atmosphere", Gail Hamilton.