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  1. a person in a monastery or community who is responsible for supplying food and drink.
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Examples from the Web for cellarer

Historical Examples of cellarer

  • The cellarer, accompanied by two lay brethren, appeared under this vault.

    A Romance of the West Indies

    Eugne Sue

  • The cellarer was the monastic purveyor of all foodstuffs for the community.

  • But why shouldn't he sing 'Simon the Cellarer' at the beginning just as well as at the end?

  • Bring,” he said to his cellarer, “bring that kettle of wine with cinnamon.

    The Legend of Ulenspiegel

    Charles de Coster

  • As they sat awaiting the cellarer burst in upon them, full of exultation.

British Dictionary definitions for cellarer


  1. a monastic official responsible for food, drink, etc
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