Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who exhorts.
  • n. A lay preacher.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who exhorts or incites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who exhorts or encourages.
  • n. In the Meth, Epis. Ch., a layman, licensed by the pastor, at the recommendation of the class-meeting or leader's meeting, to hold meetings for prayer and exhortation under the direction of the preacher in charge, and to attend all the sessions of the quarterly conference. He is subject to an annual examination of character in the quarterly conference.

Etymologies

From exhort +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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