a person or thing that carries, upholds, or brings: dozens of bearers on the safari.
the person who presents an order for money or goods: Pay to the bearer.
a tree or plant that yields fruit or flowers.
the holder of rank or office; incumbent.
(especially in India) a native boy or man employed as a personal or household servant.
7. Printing. b.
one of several strips of metal fitted at the sides of a plate for support during inking and proving.
a joistlike member supporting the floorboards of a scaffold.
Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English berere.