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taverner

[ tav-er-ner ]
/ ˈtæv ər nər /
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noun

the owner of a tavern.
Obsolete. a frequenter of taverns.

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Origin of taverner

1300–50; Middle English <Anglo-French; Old French tavernier.See tavern, -er2

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Definition for taverner (2 of 2)

Taverner
[ tav-er-ner ]
/ ˈtæv ər nər /

noun

John, 1490?–1545, English organist and composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for taverner (1 of 2)

taverner
/ (ˈtævənə) /

noun

archaic a keeper of a tavern
obsolete a constant frequenter of taverns

British Dictionary definitions for taverner (2 of 2)

Taverner
/ (ˈtævənə) /

noun

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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