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1. One who tells: a teller of tall tales.
a. A bank employee who receives and pays out money.
b. An automated teller machine.
3. A person appointed to count votes in a legislative assembly.

tell′er·ship′ n.
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Page (2012) claimed that these environments of "multiple tellership involved in the creation of collaborative fiction gives rise to a range of discourse identities that rework and expand the roles involved in narrative interaction" (p.
In addition, Page (2012b) has also explored microblogging in terms of narrative and tellership practices, often seen in domestic contexts.
(67) However, on the same day that Richard Onslow accepted the tellership, his son, (68) Thomas Onslow, also vacated his seat in the House, where he represented Bletchingly, by becoming "Out Ranger of his Majesty's Forest of Windsor." (69) (Rangers were royal officials whose job it was to patrol the edges, or "purlieus," of forests and drive back into the forest any deer that might seek to explore life in the larger world.