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epistoler

[ ih-pis-tl-er ]
/ ɪˈpɪs tl ər /
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noun

Also e·pis·to·list. a writer of an epistle.
the person who reads or chants the epistle in the Eucharistic service.

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Also e·pis·tler [ih-pis-ler, ih-pist-]. /ɪˈpɪs lər, ɪˈpɪst-/.

Origin of epistoler

1520–30; <Latin epistol(a) epistle + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for epistoler

  • Perhaps there is, at any rate in the earlier letters, something of this unkemptness in Keats as an epistoler.

    A Letter Book|George Saintsbury
  • Howell, the epistoler, admitted her (in rather execrable verse) to that Tenth Museship which has had so many fair incumbents.

  • But there is enough of this to make him a noteworthy epistoler.

    A Letter Book|George Saintsbury
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