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taverner

[tav-er-ner] /ˈtæv ər nər/
noun
1.
the owner of a tavern.
2.
Obsolete. a frequenter of taverns.
Origin of taverner
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Anglo-French; Old French tavernier. See tavern, -er2

Taverner

[tav-er-ner] /ˈtæv ər nər/
noun
1.
John, 1490?–1545, English organist and composer.
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  • taverner's Bible, a less extreme example of the same tendency, seemingly had no influence on later renderings.

  • It was built in the year 1319 by one Thomas Drinkwater, taverner of London.

    South London Sir Walter Besant
  • This taverner's wife and daughter professed an utter contempt for all white persons who degraded themselves to any kind of toil.

  • And, as the book of Ecclesiasticus saith, the taverner shall not be freed from sin.

    No Cross, No Crown William Penn
  • He has been hostler, costermonger, and taverner, and sings the delights of the city.

  • taverner refused, and, as they were at a cross-road, went his own way.

    Irish Witchcraft and Demonology St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
  • But the brandy went up in price, and the taverner said that he must have fourpence for the half-pint.

  • About the same time were issued Cranmer's and taverner's editions of the Bible.

    The Bible: what it is Charles Bradlaugh
  • When he came to leave Nurnberg he was unable to pay his inn bill, and obliged to leave in pawn with the taverner a valuable jewel.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Then you don't want to say a good word to the taverner and the sergeant?

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for taverner

taverner

/ˈtævənə/
noun
1.
(archaic) a keeper of a tavern
2.
(obsolete) a constant frequenter of taverns

Taverner

/ˈtævənə/
noun
1.
John. ?1495–1545, English composer, esp of church music; best known for the mass Western Wynde, based on a secular song
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