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office bearer

noun
  1. a person who holds an office, as in a society, company, club, etc; official
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Historical Examples

  • Rejected of God as an office-bearer, he clings to the thought of human honor.

    Life and Times of David

    Charles Henry Mackintosh

  • An office-bearer offered to conduct service; but the others present thought they had done their duty and went home.

    Auld Licht Idylls

    J. M. Barrie

  • This is not the Spirit producing the new birth, but merely fitting Saul to be an office-bearer.

    Life and Times of David

    Charles Henry Mackintosh

  • He has the unique distinction of playing in ten Internationals with England, and been an office-bearer of his club since 1873.

  • He was also well-known in connection with the Linnean Society of which he was for many years an office-bearer.