Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. one who helps carry a stretcher.

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  • n. one who helps carry a stretcher

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Examples

  • A personal physician, Celadus, tended to her medical well-being, and Eros, a lecticarius a litter-bearer, chauffeured her about the city.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • [Castro interrupted by a litter-bearer] A stretcher over there, speaking of medical treatment and [crowd laughs], there was need for a stretcher.

    CASTRO SPEECH AT VALLE DEL PERU POLYCLINIC

  • As he finished and was promising to thrust his knife into my legs if I displayed any weariness, Cousin's sister came up and sharply directed him to remove the packs as I was to serve as a litter-bearer.

    A Virginia Scout

  • I do not speak of ordinary domestics, the cook, the baker, the litter-bearer.

    Roman life in the days of Cicero

  • "What will they say to each other," laughed gardener; "your chief litter-bearer declared that yesterday on the way to the City of the Dead they did not speak a word to each other."

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

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