Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person whose job is to hold up the train of a dress or robe.
- Later, the Fairy Queen indicates the same train-bearer on the line, ‘all the common council-men’.
- I remember that these train-bearers were vested in voluminous chimeres of cloth of gold edged with crimson velvet.
- At the wedding ceremony on 10 February 1840 Queen Victoria was attended by twelve train-bearers, all daughters of peers of the realm.
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