- One who bears a message; the bearer of a verbal or
written communication, notice, or invitation, from one person to
another, or to a public body; specifically, an office servant who bears
- One who, or that which, foreshows, or foretells.
- A hawser passed round the capstan, and having its two
ends lashed together to form an endless rope or chain; -- formerly used
for heaving in the cable.
- A person appointed to perform certain ministerial duties
under bankrupt and insolvent laws, such as to take charge og the estate
of the bankrupt or insolvent.