Definition of remembrancer in English:

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remembrancer

Pronunciation: /rəˈmembrənsər/

noun

A person with the job or responsibility of reminding others of something; a chronicler.
Example sentences
  • If true, then here is an intellectual discipline coming live from the ancient remembrancers - Greek, Celtic, Viking, whatever.
  • Bards endured an arduous and long apprenticeship in the strict metres of Welsh poetry; their function, as with most pre-literate or partly-literate societies, was to be its remembrancers, its legitimisers and its moralists.
  • Although this was done, duplicates remained with the king's remembrancer.

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Syllabification: re·mem·branc·er

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