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British Dictionary definitions for portered


  1. (of an apartment block) serviced by a caretaker
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Historical Examples

  • Then I went to Paris, Texas and portered in a little hotel there.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives

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  • Carriers and herdsmen drove or portered his reward back to the Ochori country, marching one day ahead of the main body.