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remembrancer

[ri-mem-bruh n-ser] /rɪˈmɛm brən sər/
noun
1.
a person who reminds another of something.
2.
a person engaged to do this.
3.
a reminder; memento; souvenir.
4.
(usually initial capital letter)
  1. King's Remembrancer.
  2. (formerly) any of certain officials of the Court of Exchequer.
5.
an officer of the corporation of the City of London.
Origin of remembrancer
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English < Anglo-French; see remembrance, -er2
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  • We took two corks as a remembrancer of the place, after having re moved the wine from under them.
British Dictionary definitions for remembrancer

remembrancer

/rɪˈmɛmbrənsə/
noun
1.
(archaic) a reminder, memento, or keepsake

Remembrancer

/rɪˈmɛmbrənsə/
noun (in Britain)
1.
any of several officials of the Exchequer esp one (Queen's or King's Remembrancer) whose duties include collecting debts due to the Crown
2.
an official (City Remembrancer) appointed by the Corporation of the City of London to represent its interests to Parliament and elsewhere
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