Origin of usher
OTHER WORDS FROM usherush·er·ship, nounun·der·ush·er, nounun·ush·ered, adjective
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How to use usher in a sentence
Ted Lindsay, Reggie Sinclair, and Marty Pavelich of the Red Wings, were ushers, and Ted's wife, Pat, was matron of honor.
He is a writing school of one, and Made to Break ushers his literary energies into categorical existence.Novelist D. Foy Dubs His Debut ‘Gutter Opera’ And Who Are We To Argue?|J.T. Price|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their garb lent them either the gravitas the Republican bench has previously lacked, or the doleful aspect of ushers at a funeral.Huckabee Grills GOP Candidates in Republican Presidential Forum|Lloyd Grove|December 4, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Ushers passed around little pieces of paper on which congregants could inscribe messages of support to victims of sexual abuse.Faithful Struggle With Scandal at Penn State, Where Football Is Religion|Jacob Bernstein, Jessica Bennett|November 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Dissatisfaction on the home front necessitates a showdown that ushers in a desired new order.
Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The ribbon was supported at proper distances by white staves, similar to those of the court ushers.
“In the beloved hour that ushers day” (Songs of Travel), xxiv.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
The general public never contacts the real circus people, just the ticket takers, ushers, and roustabouts.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
There are little doors with numbers on them on one side, and about half-way along the steward stops and ushers us into our cabin.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton