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pall·bear·er

 (pôl′bâr′ər)
n.
One of the persons carrying or attending a coffin at a funeral.
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pallbearer

(ˈpɔːlˌbɛərə)
n
a person who carries or escorts the coffin at a funeral
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pall•bear•er

(ˈpɔlˌbɛər ər)

n.
one of several persons who carry or attend the coffin at a funeral.
[1700–10]
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pall, pallbearer - Pallbearer is based on pall, which was first a cloth spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb.
See also related terms for tomb.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pallbearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeralpallbearer - one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral
griever, lamenter, mourner, sorrower - a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
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Translations

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlˌbɛərəʳ] Nportador(a) m/f del féretro
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlbɛərər] nporteur m de cercueil
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pallbearer

nSargträger(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pallbearer

[ˈpɔːlˌbɛərəʳ] npersona che porta la bara
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Saffie's father, Andrew, 43, from Leyland in Lancashire, was a pall bearer for his daughter as her coffin was carried inside.
Peter Lee Jones, 43, had been a pall bearer with nephew Damien Stewart, a rugby player, and later attended a wake at Rhyl Rugby Club.
The retired pall bearer, from Edgware, North London, died in hospital.
MUCH LOVED: Tees doorman Norman Bushby; TRIBUTE: Loving messages, above, as Tony Mowbray, left, helps carry the coffin; TIME TO REMEMBER: Hundreds of mourners gathered outside a packed St Peter's Church in Redcar, above and left, whose numbers included ex-Boro star Tony Mowbray, above right, who acted as pall bearer; STAR: Comedy legend Roy 'Chubby' Brown; DIGNIFIED: A horse-drawn carriage bears the coffin of Norman Bushby, above, and how the Gazette paid tribute, top Pictures by DAVE CHARNLEY
Noah's uncle, Welsh Guard Gareth, 17, will be returning home to be a pall bearer at his funeral next week.
He said: "He was a pall bearer at Bill McLaren's funeral.
"A pall bearer who did officiate at Mr Gibbs' funeral should not have been in attendance following a fall from his push-bike which resulted in a bruise to his face."
THE best friend of a teenager who was knifed to death is to be a pall bearer at his funeral.
Convicted drug dealer Kiel Simpson was a pall bearer for niece Ellie Lawrenson, who was savaged to death by his six-stone dog, Reuben.
I was honoured to be asked by George's dad, Dickie, and the family if I would be a Pall Bearer
His role as pall bearer is the final chapter in their personal and professional relationship that has spanned four decades.
The smash left a pall bearer in the hearse disabled for life.