bearward

bearward

(ˈbɛəˌwɔːd)
n
a bear keeperthe constellation Bootes, so called because of its position in the sky relative to Ursa Major, the Great Bear
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But your chapman or your bearward will swear that there is a lime in the wine, and water in the ale, and fling off at the last with a curse instead of a blessing.
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The royal bearward who visited both Barnstaple and Plymouth is not so specified at Exeter in 1515-16 although it would be remarkable if he had not passed through the city on route south (37 and 219).
(40) Of the twenty-four patrons named in these accounts, some of whom have more than one company type, fifteen have musicians, including trumpeters, ten have companies of players, two have fools, and one has a bearward. These totals include Lord Berkeley's players, fool, and musicians.
REED reveals touring entertainers of all stripes--trumpeters, bearwards,
Musicians and bearwards of Lord Hunsdon also performed throughout the 1580s in Coventry, as well as several times between 1574 and 1578.
This volume includes references to 'bears and bearwards', but not to any bear-baitings even though 'beare bayting' is in the glossary, while actual entries about baitings as distinct from dancing or other kinds of entertainment with bears occur at i, 164, 184, 219, 223, 261, 396, and 399, the last not indexed even under 'bears and bearwards'.
And all fencers, bearwards, common players in interludes, and minstrels not belonging of this realm to any baron or towards any other honourable personage of greater degree.