Epistler
Epistler E*pis"tler, n. 1. A writer of epistles, or of an epistle of the New Testament. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster]

2. (Eccl.) The ecclesiastic who reads the epistle at the communion service. [1913 Webster]


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  • epistler — [ē pis′tə lərē pis′lər, ē pis′əl ər; ēpist′lər] n. 1. a letter writer 2. [usually E ] the person who reads the Epistle during Mass, etc.: also epistoler [ē pis′tə lər] …   English World dictionary

  • epistler — noun see epistle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • epistler — epis·tler …   English syllables

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