- furniture (def. 4).
- one of several strips of metal fitted at the sides of a plate for support during inking and proving.
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How to use bearer in a sentence
If you were under the impression that San Diego was only dealing with one real estate deal involving a long-term lease and millions of dollars’ worth of unforeseen renovation costs, I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news.Morning Report: Costs Climbing for Another Troubled Real Estate Deal|Voice of San Diego|July 27, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The gymnasts dressed in the apparel given to Team USA athletes for the ceremonies, and three-time Olympian Sam Mikulak served as a flag bearer with Simone Biles behind him.U.S. gymnastics team skips Opening Ceremonies, holds its own private parade instead|Emily Giambalvo|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
For some time now, sympathizers with the “conservative populist” worldview have searched for standard bearers to test its electoral viability.J.D. Vance’s Senate hopes reveal the problem with performative populism|Greg Sargent|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
He turned an SEC afterthought into the conference standard bearer, with a vice grip on the standings.Alabama Is Looking Like An SEC Powerhouse … In Basketball|Josh Planos|February 22, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
In one corner were Google and Facebook, the social media giants who style themselves as the standard bearers of a free and open internet, and whose platforms benefit from displaying and sharing links to news sites.Only Facebook and Google could have made News Corp look like an underdog|Tripti Lahiri|February 19, 2021|Quartz
There is a potential standard-bearer for the tradition shared by RFK, Gary Hart, and even Hunter S. Thompson.Meet The Democrats’ Secret Savior Against Cuomo Corporatism|James Poulos|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They carry it like a stretcher, though they're missing one stretcher-bearer.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So why, in 2014, is the superhero standard-bearer so minority-averse?Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World|Marlow Stern|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These include the offspring of the Reagans, GOP stand-bearer John McCain, various Kennedys, and Nancy Pelosi.Watch What You Say, The New Liberal Power Elite Won’t Tolerate Dissent|Joel Kotkin|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but here at Royalist towers we think not.William's New Baby Hint|Tom Sykes|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.
The poor devil willingly undertook to deliver it, and the marshal, as directed, caused the bearer to receive a hearty flogging.
The color-bearer went down, but the flag was seized by Randolph Hamilton, and held aloft.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Summoning a fruit-seller, the bearer led the Gwalior men to the rendezvous named and distributed mangoes amongst them.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The court held that the checks were not payable to bearer and that the bank was not protected in paying them.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for bearer
- a native carrier, esp on an expedition
- a native servant