- a person who reminds another of something.
- a person engaged to do this.
- a reminder; memento; souvenir.
- (usually initial capital letter)
- King's Remembrancer.
- (formerly) any of certain officials of the Court of Exchequer.
- an officer of the corporation of the City of London.
Origin of remembrancer
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Examples from the Web for remembrancer
Then indeed are our clothes a remembrancer of our lost innocency.The Perfect Gentleman
The glimpse was worth something, as a remembrancer, but that was all.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
I had a remembrancer within, which I did not presently know of.The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless
The “Remembrancer” consisted of 80 pages, and was published at eighteenpence.Norfolk Annals
Some account of this affair is given in the Remembrancer for 1776, Vol.
- archaic a reminder, memento, or keepsake
- any of several officials of the Exchequer esp one (Queen's or King's Remembrancer) whose duties include collecting debts due to the Crown
- an official (City Remembrancer) appointed by the Corporation of the City of London to represent its interests to Parliament and elsewhere
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