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Bearers

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Bearer

BEARER, noun [See Bear.] One who bears, sustains, or carries; a carrier, especially of a corpse to the grave.

1. One who wears any thing, as a badge or sword.

2. A tree or plant that yields its fruit; as a good bearer

3. In architecture, a post or brick wall between the ends of a piece of timber, to support it. In general, any thing that supports another thing.

4. In heraldry, a figure in an achievement, placed by the side of a shield, and seeming to support it; generally the figure of a beast. The figure of a human creature for a like purpose is called a tenant.