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 (tăv′ər-nər), John 1490?-1545.
British composer and organist best known for his Masses and motets.
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1. (Commerce) archaic a keeper of a tavern
2. obsolete a constant frequenter of taverns


(Biography) John. ?1495–1545, English composer, esp of church music; best known for the mass Western Wynde, based on a secular song
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(ˈtæv ər nər)

the owner of a tavern.
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