the owner of a tavern.
Obsolete. a frequenter of taverns.
Other definitions for Taverner (2 of 2)
John, 1490?–1545, English organist and composer.
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How to use taverner in a sentence
Finally the ghost urged taverner to bring the case into Court, and it came up for trial at Carrickfergus.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology | St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
Mr. taverner asked the spectre rider number three (for in reality the three riders were apparitions) why he appeared to him.The Mysteries of All Nations | James Grant
She was using it now to Lady taverner, to whom she always told things in confidence when she wanted them repeated.The Angel of Pain | E. F. Benson
taverner's Bible, a less extreme example of the same tendency, seemingly had no influence on later renderings.Early Theories of Translation | Flora Ross Amos
Gonzaga, still half uncertain of his ground, called the taverner and bade him bring a flagon of his best.Love-at-Arms | Raphael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for taverner (1 of 2)
archaic a keeper of a tavern
obsolete a constant frequenter of taverns
British Dictionary definitions for Taverner (2 of 2)
John. ?1495–1545, English composer, esp of church music; best known for the mass Western Wynde, based on a secular song
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