Gospeler
Gospeler Gos"pel*er, n. [AS. godspellere.] [Written also {gospeller}.] 1. One of the four evangelists. --Rom. of R. [1913 Webster]

Mark the gospeler was the ghostly son of Peter in baptism. --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]

2. A follower of Wyclif, the first English religious reformer; hence, a Puritan. [Obs.] --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

The persecution was carried on against the gospelers with much fierceness by those of the Roman persuasion. --Strype. [1913 Webster]

3. A priest or deacon who reads the gospel at the altar during the communion service. [1913 Webster]

The Archbishop of York was the celebrant, the epistoler being the dean, and the gospeler the Bishop of Sydney. --Pall Mall Gazette. [1913 Webster]


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  • gospeler — [gäs′pələr] n. [ME gospellere < OE godspellere] 1. Now Rare a reader of the Gospel in a religious service 2. an ardent preacher or supporter of the Gospel or of a gospel: derisive term: Also sp. gospeller …   English World dictionary

  • gospeler — or gospeller noun Date: 1506 1. a person who reads or sings the liturgical Gospel 2. a person who preaches or propounds a gospel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gospeler — /gos peuh leuhr/, n. Eccles. a person who reads or sings the Gospel. Also, esp. Brit., gospeller. [bef. 1000; ME; OE godspellere. See GOSPEL, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gospeler — noun a) A person who preaches from the Gospels b) A singer of gospel music …   Wiktionary

  • gospeler — gos·pel·er …   English syllables

  • gospeler — gos•pel•er [[t]ˈgɒs pə lər[/t]] n. rel a person who reads or sings the Gospel Also, esp. brit. gos′pel•ler. Etymology: bef. 1000 …   From formal English to slang

  • gospeler — noun a preacher of the Christian gospel (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑evangelist, ↑revivalist, ↑gospeller • Derivationally related forms: ↑revivalism (for: ↑revivalist), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-gospeler — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : an evangelical preacher : revivalist …   Useful english dictionary

  • gospeller — Gospeler Gos pel*er, n. [AS. godspellere.] [Written also {gospeller}.] 1. One of the four evangelists. Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] Mark the gospeler was the ghostly son of Peter in baptism. Wyclif. [1913 Webster] 2. A follower of Wyclif, the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gospeller — noun see gospeler …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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