Underbearer Un"der*bear`er, n. One who supports or sustains; especially, at a funeral, one of those who bear the copse, as distinguished from a bearer, or pallbearer, who helps to hold up the pall. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • underbearer — /un deuhr bair euhr/, n. Nova Scotia. a pallbearer. [1690 1700; UNDER + BEARER] * * * …   Universalium

  • underbearer — noun One who helps to bear or carry the corpse or accessories at a funeral …   Wiktionary

  • Underbearer — Декель [форма] ниже контрольных [опорных] колец …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • underbearer — noun Etymology: under (III) + bearer : one who assists in bearing the coffin at a funeral compare pallbearer …   Useful english dictionary

  • ὑποβαστακτῆρι — ὑποβαστακτήρ underbearer masc dat sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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