n.1.A summoner.
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It is my holy mission to be a sompnour or pardoner.
At this crowning insult the sompnour, with a face ashen with rage, raised up a quivering hand and began pouring Latin imprecations upon the angry alderman.
Thenne alle kyne cristene saue commune wommen Repenteden and forsoke synne, saue thei one And a sisour and a sompnour pat weren forsworen ofte; Wytyng and wilfully with the false helden And for suluer weren forswore--sothly thei wisten hit.