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A person, as in a monastic community, who is responsible for maintaining the supply of food and drink.

[Middle English celerer, from Old French, from Latin cellārius, steward, from cella, storeroom; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]


(Ecclesiastical Terms) a monastic official responsible for food, drink, etc


(ˈsɛl ər ər)
the steward of a monastery.
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Below these sat the high cellarer of Emmet, and others chief among the brethren.
Then up spake the high cellarer, "Methinks it is a shame to so drive a misfortunate knight to the ditch.
My gold collar,'' answered the Prior, ``against ten buts of Chian wine; they are mine as securely as if they were already in the convent vaults, under the key of old Dennis the cellarer.
Anna adds: "He made recordings in 1903 and 1907, and the exhibition features a 78rpm HMV vinyl recording of Simon The Cellarer - composed by fellow Liverpudlian J.
Patterson, in dungarees and sweatshirts, came in as a helper, pushing wheelbarrows of cement up ramps, hauling lumber and taking orders from the cellarer.
He served the monastery as infirmarian, cellarer and porter.
The astonished rogue wishes to know who has actually fathered the so-called "child"--the abbot, the cellarer, or the prior:
So I delved into the piano stool and found a song Simon the Cellarer, which every now and again I still sing.
The only people I had dealings with were the cellarer, who was my boss and dealt with the money, and the abbess.
In a famous case in 1246, when Queen Eleanor, the wife of King Henry III, stayed for three weeks in the monastic infirmary with her son who had fallen ill during the dedication ceremony of Beaulieu Abbey, the prior and cellarer were deposed for having allowed this to happen.
According to the d'iak's account, the monastery housed only a few inhabitants, namely Archimandrite Iona, the cellarer Iosif, a treasurer named Levanid, ten brothers, a stableman, a deacon, and a cowherd.
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